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Noun: premature infant
  1. An infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation
    - premature baby, preterm baby, preterm infant, preemie [N. Amer, informal], premie [N. Amer, informal], prem [informal]

Derived forms: premature infants

Type of: neonate, newborn, newborn baby, newborn infant

Encyclopedia: Premature infant