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Dubowitz score

Pronunciation: du'bo-wits

Definition: a method of clinical assessment of gestational age in the newborn that includes neurologic criteria for the infant's maturity and other physical criteria to determine the gestational age of the infant; useful from birth to 5 days of life.

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