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Developmental delay

Synonym(s)

  • developmental retardation

Definition(s)

Delays in any or all areas including cognitive, social, language, sensory, and emotional development.

Definition from: Psychological Index Terms via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Related discussion in the Handbook

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: April 17, 2014