Definition of preemie in English:
noun (plural preemies)North American informal
A baby born prematurely.
- Another very common problem affecting preemies is immature lungs.
- They acknowledged the life-saving potential of medical devices to support preemies and other ill newborns through life-and-death situations.
- The infection destroys the intestine or a part of the bowel and kills a quarter of preemies born with it.
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