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To process an exposed photographic or radiographic film in order to turn the latent image into a permanent one.
[O.Fr. desveloper, to unwrap, fr. voloper, to wrap]
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1. To progress from earlier to later stages of a life cycle.
2. To aid in the growth of; strengthen.
3. To grow by degrees into a more advanced or mature state.
4. To become affected with a disease; contract.
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(dē-vel'ŏp, dĕ-velŏp)
To process an exposed photographic or radiographic film to render a latent image permanent.
[O.Fr. desveloper, to unwrap, fr. voloper, to wrap]
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Q. What week does the baby's brain develop? In which week of the pregnancy does the baby develop his brain?

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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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