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prenatal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology
prenatalpre‧na‧tal /ˌpriːˈneɪtl◂/ adjective [only before noun]  relating to unborn babies and the care of pregnant women opp postnatal syn antenatal British English prenatal care prenatal screeningprenatally adverb
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prenatalThe auditor looks back at the prenatal area and finds a whole new series of incidents in view.Most ally computations have their genesis in the prenatal area.The patient continued to repeat and then suddenly sank into a stupor when he reached the prenatal area.Poor women seldom receive good prenatal care.Towards the end of a pregnancy, doctors recommend more frequent prenatal check-ups.We report trends in prenatal diagnoses over these years and the indications leading to these diagnoses.Accurate dating of pregnancy is important for other reasons, such as prenatal diagnosis and early identification of intrauterine growth retardation.We included genetic counselling alone, for familial cases when no prenatal diagnosis is available, among primary preventive approaches.Do not suppose that just because you can not reach prenatal engrams in a case that they are not there.This is compatible with the hypothesis that prenatal nutrition affects subsequent pancreatic function.
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