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Meaning of "antenatal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANTENATAL

antenatal  [ˌæntɪˈneɪtəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANTENATAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Antenatal can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ANTENATAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

antenatal

Prenatal development

Prenatal or antenatal development is the process in which a human embryo or fetus gestates during pregnancy, from fertilization until birth. Often, the terms fetal development, foetal development, or embryology are used in a similar sense. After fertilization, the process of embryogenesis, begins. By the end of the tenth week of gestational age the embryo has acquired its basic form and the next period is that of fetal development where the organs become fully developed. This fetal period is described both topically and chrononlogically with major occurrences being listed by gestational age.

Definition of antenatal in the English dictionary

The definition of antenatal in the dictionary is occurring or present before birth; during pregnancy. Other definition of antenatal is Also called: prenatal an examination during pregnancy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANTENATAL


capital
ˈkæpɪtəl
datal
ˈdeɪtəl
digital
ˈdɪdʒɪtəl
fatal
ˈfeɪtəl
hiatal
haɪˈeɪtəl
hospital
ˈhɒspɪtəl
little
ˈlɪtəl
meatal
mɪˈeɪtəl
natal
ˈneɪtəl
neonatal
ˌniːəʊˈneɪtəl
nonfatal
ˌnɒnˈfeɪtəl
parastatal
ˌpærəˈsteɪtəl
perinatal
ˌpɛrɪˈneɪtəl
postnatal
pəʊstˈneɪtəl
postneonatal
ˌpəʊstˌniːəʊˈneɪtəl
prenatal
priːˈneɪtəl
primatal
praɪˈmeɪtəl
ratal
ˈreɪtəl
ratel
ˈreɪtəl
statal
ˈsteɪtəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANTENATAL

antelope
antelucan
antemeridian
antemundane
antenatal care
antenatal class
antenatal clinic
antenatally
antenati
antenna
antenna pattern
antennae
antennal
antennary
antenniferous
antenniform
antennular
antennule
antenuptial
antenuptial marriage contract

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANTENATAL

amphistomatal
astomatal
climatal
crystal
dental
environmental
experimental
fundamental
horizontal
incremental
KwaZulu-Natal
mental
metal
oriental
palatal
portal
protonematal
stomatal
stratal
substratal

Synonyms and antonyms of antenatal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «antenatal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANTENATAL

Find out the translation of antenatal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of antenatal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «antenatal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

出生前的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

prenatal
570 millions of speakers

English

antenatal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रसवपूर्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نِسْبَةً إِلى ما قَبْل الوِلادَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дородовый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pré-natal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জন্মপূর্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prénatal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Antenatal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pränatal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

出産前の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

출생 전의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Antenatal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiền sản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கர்ப்பகால
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जन्मापूर्वीचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

doğum öncesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prenatale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przedporodowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

допологовий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prenatal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προγεννητικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorgeboortesorg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

före födelsen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

under svangerskapet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of antenatal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANTENATAL»

The term «antenatal» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.226 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANTENATAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about antenatal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANTENATAL»

Discover the use of antenatal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to antenatal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Antenatal Care Assessed: A Case Study of an Innovation in ...
In this book we have described the history, introduction, and evaluation of a new system of antenatal care introduced in aberdeen in 1980.
Marion Hall, Sally Macintyre, Maureen Porter, 1985
2
Effectiveness and Satisfaction in Antenatal Care
This volume is intended not only for those professionals giving the care and for the potential mothers reveiving it, but also for all those who influence decisions concerning the future of antenatal care, such as politicians, researchers ...
M. Enkin, I. Chalmers, 1982
3
Antenatal Education: A Dynamic Approach
Written by an experienced National Childbirth Trust teacher, this unique book covers every aspect of antenatal and parentcraft education, emphasizing group work and reflective practice.
Mary Nolan, 1998
4
Antenatal Consults: A Guide for Neonatologists and ...
This book informs the multidisciplinary team (including maternity staff, obstetricians and materno-foetal medicine specialists) which counsel parents expecting a foetus at risk.
Garry Inglis, Luke Jardine, Pieter Koorts, 2012
5
The Antenatal Group
Seven months pregnant, Mel is dumped by her partner and is suddenly facing parenthood alone. But at her antenatal class, she meets a group of women who quickly become invaluable friends in the terrifying new world of birth and babies . . .
Amy Bratley, 2013
6
Midwife's Guide to Antenatal Investigations
This book serves as a guide to a comprehensive range of diagnostic screenings and tests used during pregnancy.
Amanda Sullivan, Amanda Sullivan (BA (Hons) PGDip PhD RM RGN.), Lucy Kean, 2006
7
Antenatal and Neonatal Screening
This work provides an up-to-date evaluation of antenatal and neonatal screening.
Nicholas J. Wald, Ian Leck, 2000
8
Pregnancy & Antenatal Care: General Practice: The ...
Pregnancy and antenatal care - General Practice: The Integrative Approach.
Kerryn Phelps, Craig Hassed, 2012
9
Leading Antenatal Classes: A Practical Guide
* A new section on evidence-based research * Extensive new material * More like a workbook * The addition of new activities and ideas for workshops * Practice-based material featured as an Appendix * Clarification of areas not properly ...
Judith Schott, Judy Priest, 2002
10
Midwifery Essentials: Antenatal
This book prepares the reader to provide safe, evidence-based, woman-centred maternity care.
Helen Baston, Jennifer Hall, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANTENATAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term antenatal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Childhood obesity: what grown-ups can do about it
Similarly, this research showed that an antenatal program of dietary and lifestyle advice designed to limit the amount of weight gained in ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
2
Vital work changing lives for the better in Daventry
It helps families in many other ways: health clinics, antenatal classes, support for victims of domestic violence, support for children with ... «Daventry Express, Jul 15»
3
WHO, UNAIDS push for community-based HIV testing in efforts to …
... and other health facilities needed to offer more voluntary HIV testing and counseling during routine check-ups, including antenatal visits. «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
4
Reducing the risk of baby falls in maternity units
While I was working as a deputy ward sister on a mixed antenatal and postnatal ward at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust (NUH), there ... «Nursing Times, Jul 15»
5
Nigeria: USAID Saves 6313 Mothers, Infants in Sokoto
These have in turn resulted in high maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, low immunization coverage, low antenatal attendance and high ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
6
Hospital marks 10-year anniversary of midwifery services with …
“I came here throughout my pregnancy for my antenatal care and came back to the unit to have my second son. “I was well looked-after, the ... «WalesOnline, Jul 15»
7
Infested hospitals called in pest control nearly 5000 times in one …
... Royal Oldham Hospital in Greater Manchester and Kingston Hospital in Surrey while Poole Hospital in Dorset had fleas in the antenatal clinic ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
8
Aspirin, loo roll and surgery: true cost of the NHS revealed
... million spent on palliative care for people in their final days before death or £120 million on antenatal ultrasound scans for unborn babies. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
NHIF finally rolls out outpatient cover, Kenyans asked to select …
... of sexually transmitted infections, family planning, antenatal and post natal care, clinical counseling services, health and wellness education. «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
10
MDGs: Bangladesh is a role model now
... antenatal care, safe delivery and early detection of complications which can prevent fistula as well as ensure the lives of mothers and babies. «The Daily Star, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Antenatal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/antenatal>. Mar 2020 ».
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