The art and science of caring medically for the newborn.
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The pediatric subspecialty concerned with disorders of the neonate. SYN: neonatal medicine. [neo- + L. natus, pp. born, + G. logos, theory]

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neo·na·tol·o·gy .nē-ə-nāt-'äl-ə-jē n, pl -gies a branch of medicine concerned with the care, development, and diseases of newborn infants

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neo·na·tol·o·gy (ne″o-na-tolґə-je) the art and science of diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the newborn infant.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • neonatology — (n.) branch of medicine concerned with newborn infants, 1960, from NEONATE (Cf. neonate) recently born infant + OLOGY (Cf. ology) …   Etymology dictionary

  • neonatology — [nē΄ō nā täl′ə jē] n. the branch of medicine dealing with newborn children up to two months old neonatologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Neonatology — Neonatologist Occupation Names Doctor, Medical Specialist Activity sectors Medicine, Pediatrics Description Education required Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine …   Wikipedia

  • neonatology — neonatal ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to newborn children. DERIVATIVES neonatology noun …   English terms dictionary

  • neonatology — noun Date: 1960 a branch of medicine concerned with the care, development, and diseases of newborn infants • neonatologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neonatology — neonatologist, n. /nee oh nay tol euh jee/, n. the study of the development and disorders of newborn children. [1955 60; NEONATE + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • neonatology — noun /ˌniːəʊnəˈtɒləʤi/ The branch of medicine that deals with newborn infants, especially the ill or premature newborn infant. See Also: neonatal …   Wiktionary

  • neonatology — study of newborn babies Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • neonatology — n. study of newborn babies (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neonatology — neo·na·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

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