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antenatal

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌæn.tiˈneɪ.təl/ us    /-ˈneɪ.t̬əl/ UK (US prenatal)
relating to the medical care given to pregnant women before their babies are born: antenatal care/classes the antenatal clinic
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antenatally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Some foetal abnormalities can be detected antenatally.BirthPregnancy
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