Definition of neonatal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌniːə(ʊ)ˈneɪt(ə)l/


Relating to newborn children (or other mammals): special attention is given to mortality in the neonatal period
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  • High risk obstetrics and neonatal intensive care are high cost, low volume specialties.
  • And few situations could be more fraught than pre-term or neonatal intensive care.
  • The team studied 150 preterm infants in neonatal intensive care units.



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  • It was shown that the specific tolerance to skin grafts in rat could be achieved by transferring T-enriched thoracic duct lymphocytes from neonatally tolerized rats to sublethally irradiated syngeneic recipients.
  • In a subsequent study, we demonstrated that Min / + mice exposed neonatally to PhIP directly or via breast milk were particularly susceptible.
  • We have now extended these studies to investigate the induction of mutants and micronuclei in mice treated neonatally with ddI or ddI in combination with AZT.


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  • PS is consultant paediatrician and neonatologist at Glan Clwyd Hospital, which provides a neonatal intensive care service for North Wales.
  • Bilious vomiting in newborns is an urgent condition that requires the immediate involvement of a team of pediatric surgeons and neonatologists for perioperative management.
  • In Neonatology Clinic, the same neonatologist and nurse practitioner follow an infant, in cooperation with his local physician, until the infant's care can be fully transferred to the local physician.


Example sentences
  • Advances in neonatology and pediatric anesthesia now have made it possible to perform cleft repair surgery during the neonatal period.
  • Fortunately, advances in obstetrics and neonatology, the branch of pediatrics that deals with newborns, have improved the chances for survival for even these smallest babies.
  • He was one of the last professors of paediatrics to combine general paediatric skills with an academic interest in neonatology, and he inspired students and trainees with his enthusiasm for teaching.

Words that rhyme with neonatal

antenatal, fatal, hiatal, natal, ratel

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