developmentally disabled

adjective

Definition of developmentally disabled

  1. :  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, limits, or prevents the progression of normal development (as in language, learning, or mobility)

developmental disability

noun

1975

First Known Use of developmentally disabled

1975


Medical Dictionary

developmentally disabled

adjective

Medical Definition of developmentally disabled

  1. :  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

developmental disability

noun

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