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autism spectrum disorder

[ aw-tiz-uhm spek-truhm dis-awr-der ]
/ 藞蓴 t瑟z 蓹m 藞sp蓻k tr蓹m d瑟s藢蓴r d蓹r /
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noun Psychiatry.
any of various disorders, as autism and Asperger syndrome, commonly manifesting in early childhood and characterized by impaired social or communication skills, repetitive behaviors, or a restricted range of interests.See also spectrum disorder.
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Also called au路tis路tic spec路trum dis路or路der [aw-tis-tik spek-truhm dis-awr-der], /蓴藞t瑟s t瑟k 藞sp蓻k tr蓹m d瑟s藢蓴r d蓹r/, per路va路sive de路vel路op路men路tal dis路or路der [per-vey-siv di-vel-uhp-muhn-tl dis-awr-der] /p蓹r藞ve瑟 s瑟v d瑟藢v蓻l 蓹p藞m蓹n tl d瑟s藢蓴r d蓹r/ .

Origin of autism spectrum disorder

First recorded in 1990鈥95

Words nearby autism spectrum disorder

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