Preterm Definition

prētûrm, prē-tûrm
adjective
Occurring or appearing before the expected time at the end of a full-term pregnancy.
Preterm labor; a preterm infant.
American Heritage Medicine
Of or having to do with premature birth, or born prematurely.
Webster's New World
noun
An infant born prematurely.
American Heritage Medicine
A preterm baby.
Webster's New World

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Noun

Singular:
preterm
Plural:
preterms

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