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Noun: meconium  mi'kow-nee-um
  1. Thick dark green mucoid material that is the first faeces of a newborn child

Derived forms: meconiums

Type of: BM, dejection, faecal matter [Brit, Cdn], faeces [Brit, Cdn], fecal matter [N. Amer], feces [N. Amer], ordure, stool

Encyclopedia: Meconium