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prenatal

Informal a prenatal examination

prenatal

[prē′nād·əl]
(medicine)
Existing or occurring before birth.
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Exposure to prenatal infections and other obstetric complications are neuro-developmental assaults that increase vulnerability to schizophrenia.
Subclinical chorioamnionitis (a prenatal infection commonly found in mothers whose placentas rupture) is frequently associated with preterm deliveries before 30 weeks' gestation.
"We now know that prenatal infection can contribute to schizophrenia," said Dr.
Absence of prenatal infection of bats with rabies virus.
In kittens, because prenatal infection does not occur, egg excretion begins later than in pups, and in most areas, rates of acquisition of ascarids and hookworms by cats are comparatively lower; therefore, preventive treatment for kittens can be started effectively at 6 weeks of age and be repeated at 8 and 10 weeks.