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de·lay

 (dĭ-lā′)
v. de·layed, de·lay·ing, de·lays
v.tr.
1. To postpone until a later time; defer.
2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired: Heavy traffic delayed us.
v.intr.
To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
n.
1. The act of delaying; postponement: responded without delay.
2. The condition of being delayed; detainment.
3. The period of time during which one is delayed.
4. The interval of time between two events.

[Middle English delaien, from Anglo-Norman delaier, from Old French deslaier : des-, de- + laier, to leave, of Germanic origin; see leip- in Indo-European roots.]

de·lay′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.delayed - not as far along as normal in development
retarded - relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
Translations
zpožděný
forsinket
myöhässä
odgođen
遅れた
지연된
försenad
ที่ล่าช้า
bị hoãn lại

delayed

adj (= postponed)verschoben, aufgeschoben, hinausgezögert; (= late)verspätet; (TV, Rad) broadcastzeitversetzt

delayed

مُتَأَخِّر zpožděný forsinket verspätet καθυστερημένος atrasado, retrasado myöhässä retardé odgođen ritardato 遅れた 지연된 vertraagd forsinket opóźniony atrasado отложенный försenad ที่ล่าช้า gecikmeli bị hoãn lại 延期的

delayed

a. tardío-a, demorado-a;
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delayed

adj retardado, tardío, retrasado; developmentally — con retraso en el desarrollo
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Experience with wound VAC and delayed primary closure of contaminated soft tissue injuries in Iraq.
Typhoid ileal perforation: the value of delayed primary closure of abdominal wound.
In many cases of bite wounds, delayed primary closure is the best alternative, if wound is contaminated with compromised blood supply (David and Greg, 2000).
People had tried various techniques in the past to reduce the incidence of wound infection including delayed primary closure of skin and subcutaneous tissue, allowing for free drainage of infected wound fluid.
Objective: To compare the frequency of surgical site infection in patients undergoing delayed primary closure (DPC) with those undergoing primary closure (PC) of surgical wounds after abdominal surgery for perforated appendix, perforated duodenal ulcer and ileal perforation.
Prospective comparison between primary closure and delayed primary closure of wound has unexpectedly shown less wound infection in primary closure than delayed primary closure.