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infancy

 [in´fan-se]
the first 12 months of life.

in·fan·cy

(in'făn-sē),
Babyhood; the earliest period of extrauterine life; roughly, the first year of life.

infancy

(ĭn′fən-sē)
n. pl. infan·cies
1. The earliest period of childhood, especially before the ability to walk has been acquired.
2. The state of being an infant.

infancy

Babyhood The period of development between birth and very early childhood, up to age 1 (or 2)

in·fan·cy

(in'făn-sē)
Babyhood; the earliest period of extrauterine life; roughly, the first year of life.
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The Infancy Gospel of Thomas also relates Jesus' difficulties at school.
Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy, although rare, is an important neoplasm to be aware of within the pediatric population because of its close resemblance to more aggressive malignancies, especially other small round blue cell tumors and melanoma.
Muller, "Melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy: report of two cases and review of the literature," Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, vol.
Preoperative diagnosis of an ossifying renal tumor of infancy can be challenging; however, authors have suggested that there are some characteristic imaging findings using ultrasound (US), computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Most important for Ruderman's interest in the work and space of the nineteenth-century poem, infancy becomes what he calls "the theater of the figural" itself, the site of a basic struggle to comprehend the "Difference between the Thing & the Image" (9, 8).
The microbial environment during a person's infancy may also be associated with asthma risk, a previous (https://www.niaid.nih.gov/news-events/exposure-pet-and-pest-allergens-during-infancy-linked-reduced-asthma-risk) URECA report said .
Continuing her approach of using devotional, theological, and spiritual literature to explore medieval receptions of apocryphal stories, Dzon argues 'that the Swedish saint was aware of apocryphal infancy legends about the birth and childhood of Christ, even though she never explicitly mentions them' (p.
All infections diagnosed in infancy (the first 12 months of life) were identified from KPNC electronic medical records, which captured all clinical diagnoses of infection from outpatient visits, hospital admissions, emergency department visits, urgent care clinics, and telephone consultation.
One situation where vasopressin analogues may not always be readily used to manage central DI is infancy. The various forms of vasopressin analogues, oral, subcutaneous, or intranasal, have variability in duration of action with no established safety and efficacy data in early infancy [11-13].
Global Markets Direct's, 'Dravet Syndrome (Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Dravet Syndrome (Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy) pipeline landscape.
ISLAMABAD -- Consuming peanuts products during early infancy can have zero effect on the growth of a child and on his or her nutrition, confirms a study.
The author is a neuroscientist who argues here that evolution has been programmed in the human brain, which expects the presence of a loving being from infancy onwards.