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prolonged beyond the time normally required.

delayed hypersensitivity
see delayed hypersensitivity.
delayed neurotoxic effects
a characteristic effect of the neurotoxins in industrial triaryl phosphates.
delayed ovulation
individual cows appear to have a prolonged follicular phase in their estral cycle, usually about 48 hours.
delayed primary closure
the surgical closing of a wound several days after the injury because the wound was initially too contaminated to close. Union of the wound closed in this manner is called healing by third intention.

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Q. What is the most common preventable cause of children developmental delay?

A. Nutritional problems. Mal nutrition is the most preventable yet still has a big death toll and a vast developmental issue all over the world. Vitamin poor nutrition, mineral poor nutrition and in third world countries even protein poor nutrition leads to mental and physical retardation. It can be prevented easily. All it needs is a little sympathy…

Q. What is the most common preventable cause of childhood development delay?

A. The most common cause of severe developmental delay (essentially mental retardation) is genetic abnormalities (or more accurately, cytogenetic abnormalities due to abnormal chromosomes). Other cause include damage during the pregnancy such as infections or serious diseases in the mother, damage (such as choking or insufficient blood supply to the fetus) during labor and metabolic diseases such as PKU or hypothyroididsm that affect young babies.

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Q. Have food supplements like Ginkgo Biloba been proven to delay memory disorders?

A. Many people are interested in the health benefits of food supplements, hoping that natural substances can have the same efficacy as drugs. The answer to this specific question is NO. A recent study that was published after testing 3,000 people has shown no difference between those who took Ginkgo and those who didn’t. There is no food supplement, including Ginkgo Biloba that was scientifically proved to have the capacity to prevent or delay Dementia. Eating Romaine lattice, broccoli, cauliflower, and spinach have shown good results. Fish with Omega 3 have shown good results too.

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The more common justifications for delayed notice of surreptitious searches are the desire to locate unidentified co-conspirators and the flight risk of the subjects.
Two months later, 88 percent of children whose cord had been immediately clamped had signs of early onset iron deficiency anemia-almost twice as many as in either of the delayed clamping groups, reports Perez-Escamilla.
Efforts to deal with delayed recovery by setting "Maximal Medical Improvement" (MMI) and therefore limiting funds to these individuals appears to be underway in a number of states.
Department of Transportation (DOT) is the proportion of flights delayed (i.
Delayed Primary Reinforcement Effects in Concurrent Schedules
The internal report for May 4 obtained by Waxman showed at least 78,000 pieces of first-class mail were delayed at the Los Angeles plant on May 4, 2006.
The key variable in this study is an indicator of whether students delayed their postsecondary enrollment.
In this article, we describe a study designed to determine if the harmonic scalpel had any advantages over conventional dissection with respect to the length of operating time, the amount of intraoperative blood loss, the degree of postoperative pain, and the incidence of delayed bleeding.
Those who delayed reported significantly less fear on the discovery of their symptoms, were less likely to have immediately disclosed their symptoms to another, and were more likely to have been prompted by another to finally seek help.
When the exercise of the option is considered a purchase and is subject to both Rule 144 and Section 16(b), the taxable event could be delayed six months.
The IRS also would abate interest when a case is delayed while being transferred to a different IRS district, or when a deficiency notice is delayed after the taxpayer and the IRS have identified all issues in a particular case.
The statistically significant variables associated with an increased risk of delayed hemorrhage in this study were the patient's sex, the time of year the surgery was performed, and the use of intraoperative vasoconstrictors and steroids.

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