infant

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Protestant sect denying infant baptism and baptising only believers Anabaptist denomination
assessment of the physical condition of a newborn infant; involves heart rate and muscle tone and respiratory effort and color and reflex responsiveness Apgar score
device used for an infant to suck or bite on baby's dummy , comforter , pacifier , teething ring
(New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus Balthasar , Balthazar , Caspar , Gaspar
physical injury to an infant during the birth process birth trauma
emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness birth trauma
infant born with a bluish color; usually has a defective heart blue baby
delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first breech birth , breech delivery , breech presentation
sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep cot death , crib death , infant death , SIDS , sudden infant death syndrome
hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for creche , foundling hospital
sudden Infant Death Syndrome crib death
infant's undergarment diaper
nurse who cares for but does not suckle an infant dry nurse
infant's repetition of sounds uttered by others echolalia
twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus Epiphany , Epiphany of Our Lord , January 6 , Three Kings' Day , Twelfth day
abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open) exposure
any membranous gap between the bones of the cranium in an infant or fetus fontanel , fontanelle , soft spot
infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism godchild
son of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461; he was taken prisoner in 1460 and Edward IV was proclaimed king; he was rescued and regained the throne in 1470 but was recaptured and murdered in the Tower of Henry VI
(Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Pleiades; they nurtured the infant Dionysus and Zeus placed them among the stars as a reward Hyades
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