retardation

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Synonyms for retardation

the condition or fact of being made late or slow

Synonyms for retardation

a decrease in rate of change

the extent to which something is delayed or held back

any agent that retards or delays or hinders

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the act of slowing down or falling behind

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Moreover, a significant dose-response relationship was found, such that for every 30 g of prescribed potent or very potent topical steroids, the risk of fetal growth retardation climbed by about 3%.
Thus, atherogenic milieu occurring during pregnancy persists into adulthood and fetal growth retardation is strongly associated with adult atherosclerosis.
Altered expression of plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 in placentas from pregnant women with preeclampsia and/or intrauterine fetal growth retardation.
Research using the TEN system has demonstrated that alcohol-induced fetal growth retardation is potentiated by undernutrition in part via impaired alcohol metabolism and clearance.
An autopsy determined that the baby died from the combined effects of the tight umbilical cord and a severe inflammation of the placenta with associated fetal growth retardation.
Both infections were independently associated with increased risk of low birthweight, very low birthweight, low Apgar score and fetal growth retardation.