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

  • adj. Occurring before birth; prenatal: antenatal diagnostic procedures.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. occurring or existing before birth

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Before birth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Happening or being before birth; pertaining or relating to times, occurrences, or conditions previous to birth.

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

  • adj. occurring or existing before birth


From Latin ante ("before") + Latin nātālis ("natal"), from nāscor ("to be born") (Wiktionary)



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