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lag

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verb \ˈlag\

Medical Definition of lag

lagged; lagging

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to move, function, or develop with comparative slowness <the child lagged in perceptual development> <symptoms may lag behind the radiographic changes—Carol J. Johns & Theresa M. Michele>

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to lag behind <current that lags the voltage>




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lag

noun

Medical Definition of lag

  1. 1:  the act or the condition of lagging

  2. 2:  comparative slowness or retardation (as in growth or development)

  3. 3a:  a space of time especially between related events or phenomena—see lag phaseb:  the time between the application of a stimulus and the occurrence of the response it causes





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