natal

Use the adjective natal to describe something that has to do with birth, like an adopted child's natal family, or birth parents.

The word natal shows up a lot when doctors talk about birth and pregnancy, especially in "prenatal," which describes what happens before a baby is born. You can also use natal for things that occur at the same time as a birth, like the position of the stars on that day or the town in which a child is born — her natal city. In the fourteenth century, natal meant "pertaining to birthdays," from the Latin word natus, "to be born."

Definitions of natal
  1. adjective
    relating to or accompanying birth
    natal injuries”
    natal day”
    natal influences”
  2. adjective
    of or relating to the buttocks
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