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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Occurring or appearing before the expected time at the end of a full-term pregnancy: preterm labor; a preterm infant.
  • n. An infant born prematurely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of a premature birth or baby.
  • n. A premature birth or baby.


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