infantilism

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(in′făn-tīl″izm )

[infantile + -ism]

1. A condition in which the mind and body make slow development and the individual fails to attain adult characteristics. It is characterized by mental retardation, stunted growth, and sexual immaturity.
2. Childishness.

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(in′făn-tīl″izm )

[infantile + -ism]

1. A condition in which the mind and body make slow development and the individual fails to attain adult characteristics. It is characterized by mental retardation, stunted growth, and sexual immaturity.
2. Childishness.

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