slow-acting

slow-acting

adj
working or acting slowly, not immediately
Translations

slow-acting

[ˈsləʊˌæktɪŋ] ADJde efecto retardado

slow-acting

[ˈsləʊˌæktɪŋ] adjche agisce lentamente, ad azione lenta
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But it was a most unusually quick action for a usually slow-acting administration, and why it happened should be delved into more.
There were numerous exclusion criteria that largely had to do with no recent treatments or injections of slow-acting drugs for OA, NSAIDS, or paracetamol.
There is a slow-acting poison in universities these days to the effect that only things that students find agreeable can be said.
In addition to these possible unintended consequences to other animals, poisons can cause rodents suffering; animals may show outward signs of pain and distress and it may take days before the anticoagulant takes full effect; the poisons are designed to be slow-acting because these animals are neophobic - meaning they have a deep fear of new things or changes.
SUSPICION is a slow-acting poison, something Daphne du Maurier explored to delicious effect in her 1951 novel My Cousin Rachel, which was adapted into a big-screen thriller the following year starring Olivia de Havilland and Richard Burton.
The human insulin market report estimates the market size (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) and composition of this market in terms of five product classes such as slow-acting, fast-acting, long-acting, intermediate-acting and premixed insulin and forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2016 to 2020).
According to her, the UN has reached a level where it is viewed as slow-acting, ineffective and lacking focus.
While trying to find the assailant, Cornell discovers he has been injected with a slow-acting toxin, giving him 24 hours to track down his killers before he dies.
But since this is a slow-acting, degenerative disease, younger deer that may appear healthy could be infected but not showing symptoms.
Reports could be forthcoming on the possible role of slow-acting viruses on chronic degenerative neurological diseases in man, such as multiple sclerosis.
Experts say the ants, named because of their erratic movements, can only be killed by slow-acting bait poison.
It kills mould, algae and mildew within 2-3 days, has a secondary slow-acting cleaning effect on many surfaces, which will help to prevent re-growth for several months.