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autism spectrum disorder

noun

Definition of AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

:  any of a group of developmental disorders (as autism and Asperger's syndrome) marked by impairments in the ability to communicate and interact socially and by the presence of repetitive behaviors or restricted interests —called also autistic spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorder

First Known Use of AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

1992

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