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neurodiversity

[noo r-oh-di-vur-si-tee, -dahy-, nyoo r-]
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noun
  1. the variation and differences in neurological structure and function that exist among human beings, especially when viewed as being normal and natural rather than pathological: recognizing autism as an example of neurodiversity.
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Origin of neurodiversity

First recorded in 1995–2000; neuro- + diversity
Related formsneu·ro·di·verse, adjective
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