prenatal

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prenatal

Informal a prenatal examination

prenatal

[prē′nād·əl]
(medicine)
Existing or occurring before birth.
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Serologic studies of prenatal infection and schizophrenia, in Neuropsychiatric disorders and infection.
Prenatal infection can be devastating to the developing baby, especially if it occurs during the first three or four months of pregnancy.
At the opposite end of the age spectrum, children may have cataract at birth or develop the condition in infancy due to prenatal infection with rubella or toxoplasmosis, among other causes.
Epidemiologists discovered a prenatal infection could be linked to the development of schizophrenia years later.