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Clinical Features of Turner Syndrome

"Clinical Features of Turner Syndrome." Turners.nichd.nih.gov. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2016.

"Linear growth is attenuated in utero, and statural growth lags during childhood and adolescence, resulting in adult heights of 143-145 cm (approximately 4 feet 8 inches)."

Which of the following words could replace attenuated and make the most sense in the context of the sentence?

A

Strengthened.

B

Ignored.

C

Irrelevant.

D

Weakened.