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antenatal

[an-tee-neyt-l] /ˌæn tiˈneɪt l/
adjective
1.
prenatal:
an antenatal clinic.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; ante- + natal
Related forms
antenatally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ante natal

antenatal

/ˌæntɪˈneɪtəl/
adjective
1.
occurring or present before birth; during pregnancy
noun
2.
(informal) Also called prenatal. an examination during pregnancy
Derived Forms
antenatally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for ante natal

antenatal

adj.

"before birth," 1798, from Latin ante "before" (see ante) + natal.

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ante natal in Medicine

antenatal an·te·na·tal (ān'tē-nāt'l)
adj.
See prenatal.

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