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kangaroo care

an alternative to incubator care in which premature infants in stable medical condition are placed naked between their mother’s breasts for extended periods of time, allowing their body temperature to be regulated by their mother’s body heat.

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upper hinge

upper hinge

the point in a distribution of values above which lie one fourth of the data and below which lie the other three fourths of the data. It is equivalent to the third quartile. Compare lower hinge.