neonatal etymology

English word neonatal comes from English neo-, English natal (Of or relating to the buttocks. Of or relating to birth.)

Detailed word origin of neonatal

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neo- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Being a newly-discovered or -synthesized variant of an existing compound. (organic chemistry) Having a structure, similar to that of neopentane, in which each hydrogen atom of a methyl group has been replaced by an alkyl group. Contemporary. New.
natal English (eng) Of or relating to the buttocks. Of or relating to birth.
neonatal English (eng) Of or pertaining to the period of time immediately following birth, or to the newborn.

Words with the same origin as neonatal

Descendants of neo-
Neoplatonic neo neobehaviourism neoburlesque neoclassical neocommunism neoconservativism neocortex neodymium neoepithelialization neogrammatical neoliberalist neolite neomercantilism neopatrimonial neopenis neophallus neoplasia neorealism neosilicate neotetrazolium neothalamus neotraditional neourethra