from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A child in the earliest period of life, especially before he or she can walk.
- n. Law A person under the legal age of majority; a minor.
- adj. Of or being in infancy.
- adj. Intended for infants or young children.
- adj. Newly begun or formed: an infant enterprise.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A very young human being, from birth to somewhere between six months and two years of age, needing almost constant care and/or attention.
- n. A minor.
- n. A noble or aristocratic youth.
- v. To bear or bring forth (a child); to produce, in general.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A child in the first period of life, beginning at his birth; a young babe; sometimes, a child several years of age.
- n. A person who is not of full age, or who has not attained the age of legal capacity; a person under the age of twenty-one years; a minor.
- n. Same as Infante.
- adj. Of or pertaining to infancy, or the first period of life; tender; not mature.
- adj. Intended for young children.
- transitive v. To bear or bring forth, as a child; hence, to produce, in general.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. child during the earliest period of its life; a young child. See infancy.
- n. In law, a person who is not of full age; specifically (in Great Britain, the United States, etc.), one who has not attained the age of twenty-one years.
- n. A noble youth. See child, n., 8.
- Of, pertaining to, characterized by, or characteristic of infancy; hence, tender; infantile; incipient: as, infant beauty; infant fortunes.
- Of or pertaining to the legal state of infancy; minor.
- Figuratively, not yet fully grown; still in an early stage of development or growth: as, infant colonies; an infant bud.
- To bring forth as an infant; hence, to give origin or rise to.
- n. A royal prince or princess of Spain or Portugal: as, the Infant Don Philip: not necessarily the heir to the throne. See infante, infanta.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
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Assess whether the infant is a candidate for skin-to-skin contact (kangaroo care) — the infant should be medically stable and not have a chest tube or intracardiac line (RA, LA).
Since you appear to believe there is no difference between the potential development of a blastocyst and the actual status of a term infant, you must also hold every sperm and ovum in the same regard.
Specifically, putting a Stars-and-Stripes headdress on an infant is not charming in this circumstance; it's not a Fourth of July picnic.
CPS officials have said they want to ensure the infant is safe and are not seeking custody.
An infant is unable to make their own decisions yet!
Few people realize the impact of perinatal mental health and its role in infant and maternal mortality.
If the infant is in the low-spending region, the study will show no benefit of additional spending.
We've seen a significant drop in infant mortality rates.
The pain infant males go through is painful to watch.