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Asperger's syndrome

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pervasive developmental disorder, usually of childhood, characterized by impairment in social interactions and repetitive behavior patterns.

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  • noun uncountable, neurology An autism-related developmental disorder characterised by sustained impairment in social interaction and nonverbal communication and by restricted, repetitive, pedantic and stereotyped activities, interests, speech and routines.
  • noun countable A person diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome.

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  • noun a psychiatric disorder usually noted during early school years; characterized by impaired social relations and by repetitive patterns of behavior

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Hans Asperger, (1906–1980), Austrian pediatrician.]

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Named after Hans Asperger + syndrome.

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