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developmental disability

 

Definition: loss of function brought on by prenatal and postnatal events in which the predominant disturbance is in the acquisition of cognitive, language, motor, or social skills; mental retardation, autistic disorder, learning disorder, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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