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ne·o·nate

 (nē′ə-nāt′)
n.
A newborn infant, especially one less than four weeks old.

[neo- + Latin nātus, past participle of nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
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neonate

(ˈniːəʊˌneɪt)
n
(Medicine) a newborn child, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old
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ne•o•nate

(ˈni əˌneɪt)

n.
a newborn child, or one in its first 28 days.
[1930–35; neo- + -nate < Latin nātus born]
ne`o•na′tal, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neonate - a baby from birth to four weeksneonate - a baby from birth to four weeks  
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
liveborn infant - infant who shows signs of life after birth
low-birth-weight baby, low-birth-weight infant - an infant born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) regardless of gestational age; "a low-birth-weight infant is at risk for developing lack of oxygen during labor"
postmature infant - infant born after 42 weeks of gestation; usually shows signs of placental insufficiency
preemie, premature baby, premature infant, premie, preterm baby, preterm infant - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation
SGA infant, small-for-gestational-age infant - an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age
stillborn infant - infant who shows no signs of life after birth
term infant - infant born at a gestational age between 37 and 42 completed weeks
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neonate

noun
A very young child:
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Translations

ne·o·nate

n. neonato-a, recién nacido-a, de seis semanas o menos de nacido-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

neonate

n neonato -ta mf, recién nacido -da mf
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References in periodicals archive ?
Primary congenital hypothyroidism (CH) refers to low levels of thyroid hormones in the neonate's blood, which may lead to irreversible complications such as mental retardation and deafness.
In an effort to replace current wired systems that rigidly attach to fragile neonate skin, the investigators created a pair of ultrathin, noninvasive devices that can capture and transmit full vital signs with clinical-grade precision.
The most prevalent cause of mortality was pathology of digestive origin in the neonates of all 3 species, especially yolk-sac infections, which accounted for 41% of all deaths in this captive neonate population and was especially prevalent in hand-reared neonates.
* any neonate whose parent/caregiver refused to provide informed consent
He explained that through colostrum the mother passed important antibodies for protection against diseases to the neonate, which should protect the kid or lamb for the first two months after birth.
There was only neonate in the whole study in whom NEC occurred that neonate was in VA group, but this single incidence has no significant importance.
We have stated that during the duration of pregnancy, activity of HEX in neonate serum (Figure 2(a)) increased significantly (p = 0.0096 *).
Diagnosis and management of bacterial infections in the neonate. Pediatr Clin North Am 2004; 51: 939-59.
Aims and Objectives: Histology of large gut is poorly understood, especially that of neonate. Therefore, the present study was undertaken to assess and confirm the histological differences in the neuronal and longitudinal muscle layers of colon and rectum of adult and neonate rats.