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delay; hindrance; delayed development.
mental retardation subnormal general intellectual development, associated with impairment of either learning and social adjustment, maturation, or both; see also mental retardation.
slowed psychic activity or motor activity, or both.
a generalized slowing of motor activity related to a state of severe depression or dementia.
psychomotor retardationPsychiatry A generalized slowing of physical reactions–eg, eye-blinking, common in depression
Slowed mental and physical processes characteristic of a bipolar depressive episode.
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