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"prenatal" in British English

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prenataladjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌpriːˈneɪ.təl/  us   /-t̬əl/ US (UK antenatal)
relating to the ​medicalcare given to ​pregnant women before ​theirbabies are ​born: prenatal care/​classes
adverb uk   us   /-i/
Some ​foetalabnormalities can be ​detected prenatally.
(Definition of prenatal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prenataladjective [not gradable]

 us   /priˈneɪ·t̬əl/
happening or ​existing before ​birth: prenatal ​care
(Definition of prenatal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prenatal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 产前的…
in Turkish doğum öncesi…
in Russian предродовой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 産前的…
in Polish przedporodowy, prenatalny…
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