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mild cognitive impairment

[ mahyld-kog-ni-tiv im-pair-muhnt ]
/ ˈmaɪld ˈkɒg nɪ tɪv ɪmˈpɛər mənt /
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noun

a stage of cognitive decline, characterized by certain diminished mental abilities, as memory and concentration, but not to an extent that affects daily functioning. Abbreviation: MCI

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Origin of mild cognitive impairment

First recorded in 1975–80

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