Advertisement

Dictionary


pre•term



Pronunciation: (prē-tûrm'), [key]
adj.
occurring earlier in pregnancy than expected; premature: preterm labor.

n.
a baby born prematurely, esp. one born before the 37th week of pregnancy and weighing less than 5½ lb. (2.5 kg).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

preterlegalpretermit

Related Content


Advertisement

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Same Game

Try Our Math Flashcards