mature infant


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mature infant

A generic term for an infant that is born at term, whose tissues and organs are morphologically and physiologically mature.
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(8) Several studies suggest that larger, more mature infants are developing severe ROP in countries with low/moderate levels of development compared with highly developed countries with require of broadened screening guidelines in developing countries.
While pre mature infants, or those having a history of any congenital disorder, blood loss, use of drugs, haematenics, presence of systemic illness or in case infant's guardian not willing for consent, all were excluded from the study.
Premature infants are thought to be at greater risk than more mature infants, other children, or adults, and outbreaks of disease have occurred in hospital units for newborns (1,2, 4, 6, 8-10,12).
Protein concentrations in the umbilical cord plasma of premature and mature infants. Clin Sci 33(3):433-444.