oligophrenic

adjective
oli·​go·​phren·​ic | \ -ˈfren-ik How to pronounce oligophrenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of oligophrenic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or exhibiting intellectual disability

oligophrenic

noun

Medical Definition of oligophrenic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person affected with intellectual disability

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“Oligophrenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oligophrenic. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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