Definition of birthweight in English:

birthweight

Line breaks: birth|weight
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːθweɪt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The weight of a baby at birth: the risk of low birthweight [as modifier]: the high mortality of low birthweight children
More example sentences
  • Very high levels of stress may contribute to preterm birth or low birthweight in full-term babies, however, so you should try to learn how to cope with it.
  • Infant factors available for analysis were presentation, multiple birth, gestational age, birth weight, birthweight percentile, and Apgar score at five minutes.
  • Smokeless tobacco use in pregnant women reduces birth weight and increases the number of low birthweight babies.

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