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Medical Term:

neonatal death

 

Definition: death of a young, liveborn infant; classified as: early neonatal death, death of a liveborn infant occurring fewer than 7 completed days (168 hours) from the time of birth; late neonatal death, death of a liveborn infant occurring after 7 completed days of age but before 28 completed days.

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