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central auditory processing disorder

noun

Medical Definition of central auditory processing disorder

  1. :  a disorder that is marked by a deficit in the way the brain receives, differentiates, analyzes, and interprets auditory information (as speech) and that is not attributable to impairments in peripheral hearing or intellect—abbreviation CAPD


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