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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - 'n. - The state of being born after a gestation period of less than the normal time; The state of being uncommonly early or before the expected time

Usage examples (37)
  • A premature infant with retinopathy of prematurity is examined by a pediatric opthamologist.
  • Cynthia was born preterm and suffers from retinopathy of prematurity, which is essentially a damaged retina.
  • Retinopathy of prematurity occurs when premature babies with immature retinas experience an obstruction in blood flow into the retina.
  • Babies with risk factors such as prematurity or heart conditions may quality for an immunization against RSV. for more
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