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- 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 disordercharacterised by sustained impairment in social interactionand nonverbal communicationand 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
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[After Hans Asperger, (1906–1980), Austrian pediatrician.]
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Named after Hans Asperger + syndrome.
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