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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This may reflect impaired nutrient synthesis that could add to the fetal growth retardation that is often associated with preeclampsia and eclampsia.
Fetal growth retardation, hydrocephalus, hypoplastic multilobed lungs, and other anomalies in 4 sibs.
Several studies have reported that smoking during pregnancy causes fetal growth retardation.
There is some evidence that pregnancy may precipitate or exacerbate the condition, and that there may be a relationship between intrauterine fetal growth retardation and maternal preeclampsia.
NEW ORLEANS -- The use of potent or very potent topical corticosteroids in pregnancy is associated with a significantly increased risk of fetal growth retardation, according to a very large population-based cohort study.
Fetal growth retardation establishes a life-long irreversible atherogenic profile and men with low birth weights have been reported to have an atherogenic profile [18].
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.
It is characterized by hypertension, edema and proteinuria, and the leading cause of fetal growth retardation, neonatal morbidity, mortality associated with premature delivery and maternal sickness (Brown, 1995).