low-birth-weight infant

Definitions of low-birth-weight infant
  1. noun
    an infant born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) regardless of gestational age
    “a low-birth-weight infant is at risk for developing lack of oxygen during labor”
    synonyms: low-birth-weight baby
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    type of:
    neonate, newborn, newborn baby, newborn infant
    a baby from birth to four weeks
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