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Word: infantile

Definition: childish; infantlike


Sentences Containing 'infantile'

Because Franklin D. Roosevelt founded the March of Dimes, originally called the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, a dime was chosen to honor him after his death.
Children with antenatal or infantile onset usually succumb in the first few months or years of life, whereas adolescent and adult onset forms of Niemann–Pick type C have a more insidious onset and slower progression, and affected individuals may survive to the seventh decade.
Cross fixation which develops in the presence of infantile esotropia or nystagmus blockage syndrome and results in habitual weakness of lateral rectii.
Flandez was not as pleased by Kurt—or by the Warblers, who he said had ruined the song—and likened his performance to "Jar Jar Binks on acid, with those jerky moves and infantile facial expressions".
He served as the Brazoria County chairman for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.
In 1931, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt appointed Hoke as the Medical Director of the Institution for the Treatment of Infantile Paralysis in Warm Springs, Georgia.
Leigh disease, also known as juvenile subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy, Leigh syndrome, infantile subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy, and subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy (SNEM), is a rare inherited neurometabolic disorder that affects the central nervous system.
Ogden and James Grotstein have continued to explore early infantile states of mind, and incorporating the work of Donald Meltzer, Ester Bick and others, postulate a position preceding the paranoid-schizoid.
Trabectome is a surgical device that can be used for Ab interno trabeculectomy, a minimally invasive glaucoma surgery for the surgical management of adult, juvenile and infantile glaucoma.

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