Asperger syndrome

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As·per·ger syndrome

 (ăs′pər-gər) or As·per·ger's syndrome (-gərz)
n.
A form of autism spectrum disorder that is less severe than other forms, characterized by difficulty with social interaction and communication and by repetitive behavior or restricted interests. No longer in clinical usage.

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