Medical Dictionary


adjective mul·ti–han·di·capped \ˌməl-tē-ˈhan-di-ˌkapt, -ˌtī-\
variants: or


Medical Definition of multi–handicapped

  1. :  having or affected by more than one disability … rooms that have been specially designed to help multi-handicapped students learn life skills.—Larry Gierer, The Columbus (Georgia) Ledger-Enquirer, 12 Aug. 2011 Proceeds will go toward the purchase of a specially trained dog to assist a multihandicapped child.—The Evening News and Tribune (Jeffersonville-New Albany, Indiana), 17 Apr. 2012; also :  of, relating to, serving, or designed for individuals with more than one disability … hired as the new high school multi-handicapped teacher.—Jim Kinton, The Mansfield (Ohio) News Journal, 11 July 2007

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