nasc-, nat-

(Latin: born, birth)

naturalesque (adjective), more naturalesque, most naturalesque
1. Having the characteristics of nature or natural objects.
2. A reference to the imitation of or adherence to the physical world.
Naturam primum cognoscere rerum. (Latin motto)
Translation: "First to learn the nature of things."

Another version is "Above all to find out the way things are." A motto of the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

1. The natural world as it exists without human beings or civilization.
2. The elements of the natural world; such as, mountains, trees, animals, or rivers.
3. The forces and processes that produce and control all the phenomena of the material world.
4. The world of living things and the outdoors; for example, "the beauties of nature".
A drugless system of therapy, making use of physical forces such as air, light, water, heat, massage, etc.
1. Concerning the first 28 days after the birth of a child.
2. Referring to, or pertaining to, newborn infants.
1. A newborn infant up to one month of age.
2. An infant during the first four weeks of life.
A reference to the newborn.

Although the first 28 days of life comprise the usual period designating a neonate or newborn, for statistical purposes, some have reckoned the period as applying to the first seven days.

The term early neonatus has been used to describe the first week of life.

Non nobis nascimur.
We are not born for ourselves.

Related "birth, born, childbirth, offspring" words: abort-; feto-; lochio-; proli-; toco-, toko-.