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Definition of NICU

NICU: Newborn, or Neonatal, Intensive Care Unit, an intensive care unit designed for premature and ill newborn babies. Less often, NICU may refer to a Neurologic Intensive Care Unit.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=18443
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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