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[nee-oh-neyt-l] /ˌni oʊˈneɪt l/

of or relating to newborn children.
of or relating to newborn children, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old

neonatal ne·o·na·tal (nē’ō-nāt’l)
Of or relating to the first 28 days of an infant’s life.


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