a method or path that begets slower progress
adjective, Physiology. 1. of or relating to muscle fiber that contracts relatively slowly and is resistant to fatigue (distinguished from fast-twitch).
noun 1. a delay or retardation in progress or activity; slowdown. adjective, slower, slowest. 1. moving or proceeding with little or less than usual speed or velocity: a slow train. 2. characterized by lack of speed: a slow pace. 3. taking or requiring a comparatively long time for completion: a slow meal; a slow trip. […]
noun, Pathology. 1. a virus that remains dormant in the body for a long time before producing symptoms, as in several neurological diseases, including kuru and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. noun 1. any of a class of virus-like disease-causing agents known as prions that are present in the body for a long time before becoming active or […]
- Slow virus disease
slow virus disease n. A disease caused by a slow virus.