(Latin: born, birth)
2. A reference to the imitation of or adherence to the physical world.
Another version is "Above all to find out the way things are." A motto of the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
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".
2. Referring to, or pertaining to, newborn infants.
2. An infant during the first four weeks of life.
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.