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British Dictionary definitions for autistic-spectrum disorder

autistic-spectrum disorder

noun
  1. psychiatry any disorder within the spectrum of autism, such as Asperger’s syndrome, characterized by impairment in communication, social interaction, and flexibility of thinking and behaviourAbbreviation: ASD
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