Definition of developmentally disabled
: having a physical or mental disability that becomes apparent in childhood and prevents, impedes, or limits normal development
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Medical Definition of developmentally disabled
: having a physical or mental impairment (such as mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, or spina bifida) that becomes apparent shortly after birth or during childhood and delays, prevents, or limits progression of normal development (as in language, learning, or mobility)—abbreviation DD
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