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postnatal

 [pōst-na´tal]
occurring after birth, with reference to the newborn.

post·na·tal

(pōst-nā'tăl),
Occurring after birth.
[L. natus, birth]

postnatal

/post·na·tal/ (-na´t'l) occurring after birth, with reference to the newborn.

postnatal

(pōst-nāt′l)
adj.
Of or occurring after birth, especially during the period immediately after birth.

post·na′tal·ly adv.

postnatal

adjective Pertaining or referring to events occurring after birth, usually understood as within the first weeks to months after birth.

postnatal

Neonatology adjective After birth Pertaining to events occurring after birth, usually within 1 year of childbirth

post·na·tal

(pōst-nā'tăl)
Occurring after birth.
[L. natus, birth]

postnatal

Occurring subsequent to birth.

postnatal

occurring after birth

postnatal

relates to the newborn in the period immediately after birth. A suitable subdivision is: early postnatal—within 48 hours of birth; delayed postnatal—2 to 7 days; late postnatal—1 to 4 weeks. See also perinatal, parturient disease.

postnatal diseases
diseases which are more prevalent at this time in the animal's life because of its small size, its immunological inadequacy and its dependence on the dam for nourishment, protection from predators and from inclement weather, especially protection from the cold.
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