decel


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decel

(dē-sel′)
A colloquial term for deceleration of the fetal heart rate.
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BTWN 1,000 FT W/O COLLIER AVE TO RIVERSIDE ST: ADD NB LOOP ENTRY RAMP WITH ACCEL LN, REALIGN NB ENTRY & EXIT RAMPS, ADD SB ACCEL/DECEL LNS, ADD NB DECEL LN, WIDEN SR 74 FROM RIVERSIDE DR.
Sometimes we saw early decels that made me a little nervous, but then we knew the baby was at the ischial spines and it might be a rough road through.