neonatal death


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ne·o·na·tal death

death of a young, liveborn infant; classified as: early neonatal death, death of a liveborn infant occurring fewer than 7 completed days (168 hours) from the time of birth; late neonatal death, death of a liveborn infant occurring after 7 completed days of age but before 28 completed days.

neonatal death

the death of a live-born infant during the first 28 days after birth. Early neonatal death is usually considered to be one that occurs during the first 7 days. Compare infant death, perinatal death.

ne·o·na·tal death

(nē'ō-nā'tăl deth)
The death of a live newborn during the first 28 days of life. An early neonatal death is considered by the World Health Organization to be a death within the first 7 days of life.
[neo + L. natalis, relating to birth, + A.S. dēath]
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