Associations to the word «Infant»
INFANT, noun. A very young human being, from birth to somewhere between six months and two years of age, needing almost constant care and/or attention.
INFANT, noun. (legal) A minor.
INFANT, noun. (obsolete) A noble or aristocratic youth.
INFANT, verb. (obsolete) To bear or bring forth (a child); to produce, in general.
INFANT FORMULA, noun. A manufactured food simulating human milk, designed for feeding to babies and infants under 12 months of age.
INFANT MASSAGE, noun. A type of complementary and alternative treatment that uses massage therapy for human infants.
INFANT MORTALITY, noun. The occurrence of death of very young children under one year old.
INFANT MORTALITY RATE, noun. (geography) The total number of deaths in a year among infants under one year of age for every 1,000 live births in a society.
INFANT RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, noun. (medicine) A condition that occurs in premature infants due to underdeveloped lungs and surfactant deficiency.
INFANT, noun. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different".
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