Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being premature, or too early in development.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being premature; early, or untimely, ripeness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the condition of a baby being premature

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the state of being premature

Etymologies

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premature +‎ -ity

Examples

  • This collaborative encouraged cooperation and communication between pediatricians and obstetricians, which helped because the pediatricians (who get stuck taking care of babies with the problems of late-term prematurity) got to drive the point home to the obstetricians (who deliver the babies and often don't learn about the problems that develop later).

    Adam Wolfberg, M.D.: Vermont Gets an 'A' for Reducing Preterm Births

  • A premature infant with retinopathy of prematurity is examined by a pediatric opthamologist.

    Testing tool may help prevent blindness in preemies

  • This collaborative encouraged cooperation and communication between pediatricians and obstetricians, which helped because the pediatricians (who get stuck taking care of babies with the problems of late-term prematurity) got to drive the point home to the obstetricians (who deliver the babies and often don't learn about the problems that develop later).

    Adam Wolfberg, M.D.: Vermont Gets an 'A' for Reducing Preterm Births

  • This collaborative encouraged cooperation and communication between pediatricians and obstetricians, which helped because the pediatricians (who get stuck taking care of babies with the problems of late-term prematurity) got to drive the point home to the obstetricians (who deliver the babies and often don't learn about the problems that develop later).

    Adam Wolfberg, M.D.: Vermont Gets an 'A' for Reducing Preterm Births

  • This collaborative encouraged cooperation and communication between pediatricians and obstetricians, which helped because the pediatricians (who get stuck taking care of babies with the problems of late-term prematurity) got to drive the point home to the obstetricians (who deliver the babies and often don't learn about the problems that develop later).

    Adam Wolfberg, M.D.: Vermont Gets an 'A' for Reducing Preterm Births

  • This collaborative encouraged cooperation and communication between pediatricians and obstetricians, which helped because the pediatricians (who get stuck taking care of babies with the problems of late-term prematurity) got to drive the point home to the obstetricians (who deliver the babies and often don't learn about the problems that develop later).

    Adam Wolfberg, M.D.: Vermont Gets an 'A' for Reducing Preterm Births

  • This collaborative encouraged cooperation and communication between pediatricians and obstetricians, which helped because the pediatricians (who get stuck taking care of babies with the problems of late-term prematurity) got to drive the point home to the obstetricians (who deliver the babies and often don't learn about the problems that develop later).

    Adam Wolfberg, M.D.: Vermont Gets an 'A' for Reducing Preterm Births

  • The study "reminds us that prematurity is a very significant health problem that lasts a lifetime," says David Adamkin, a spokesman for the American Academy of Pediatrics, who was not involved in the paper.

    Study: Premature birth has lingering effects

  • Retinopathy of prematurity occurs when premature babies with immature retinas experience an obstruction in blood flow into the retina.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Cynthia was born preterm and suffers from retinopathy of prematurity, which is essentially a damaged retina.

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