mental deficiency

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The birth of a child with Down syndrome (DS) has many serious implications--physical and mental deficiencies, medical conditions and lifestyle challenges.
BABIES exposed to high levels of air pollution while still in the womb are almost three times more likely to develop mental deficiencies.
The rodents' mental deficiencies extended into adulthood, the team found.
So are physical characteristics and mental deficiencies.
Sullivan, 27, who had admitted the involuntary manslaughter of the baby, will be able to return to her native Australia for psychiatric and psychological treatment for her physical and mental deficiencies which contributed to her shaking the baby in her care to death.