retarded dentition re·tard·ed dentition (rĭ-tär’dĭd)
Dentition in which processes such as calcification, growth, and eruption occur later than normal as a result of some systemic metabolic dysfunction.
noun 1. a retarded person; retardate.
noun 1. a person or thing that retards. 2. Chemistry. any substance added to rubber to delay or prevent vulcanization. any substance added to delay a process. 3. Building Trades. an admixture of concrete or plaster that retards its set. noun 1. a person or thing that retards 2. a substance added to slow down […]
noun 1. the act of retarding or state of being retarded. 2. something that retards; hindrance. 3. Usually Offensive. slowness or limitation in intellectual understanding and awareness, emotional development, academic progress, etc. See also mental retardation. 4. Music. a form of suspension that is resolved upward. noun 1. the act of retarding or the state […]
verb (used with object) 1. to aim toward or calibrate for a different target: to retarget missiles. 2. to change the goal, completion date, recipient, etc., of: We’ve retargeted the completion of the job.