- * * *The pediatric subspecialty concerned with disorders of the neonate. SYN: neonatal medicine. [neo- + L. natus, pp. born, + G. logos, theory]
* * *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
* * *neo·na·tol·o·gy (ne″o-na-tolґə-je) the art and science of diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the newborn infant.
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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