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Medical Term:

neonatal

Pronunciation: ne'o-na'tal

Definition: Relating to the period immediately succeeding birth and continuing through the first 28 days of extrauterine life.

Synonym(s): newborn

[neo- + L. natalis, relating to birth]

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