Late; tardy.
- cyanose t. SYN: late cyanosis.

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tar·dive 'tär-div adj tending to or characterized by lateness esp. in development or maturity <\tardive syphilis develops after the second year (E. R. Pund)>

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tar·dive (tahrґdiv) [Fr. “tardy, late”] marked by lateness, late; said of a disease in which the characteristic lesion is late in appearing.

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