developmental disability

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developmental disability

n.
A physical, cognitive, or emotional impairment, often caused by a neurodevelopmental disorder such as cerebral palsy or autism spectrum disorder, that appears early in life and limits a person's ability to learn, communicate, or perform one or more activities of daily life.
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developmen′tal disabil′ity


n.
a disability, as cerebral palsy or mental retardation, that begins at birth or at an early age and hinders or delays normal development.
developmen′tally disa′bled, adj.
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de·vel·op·men·tal dis·a·bil·ity

n. inhabilidades de desarrollo o pérdida de una función adquirida debido a causas congénitas o post natales, tales como la adquisición del lenguaje o la habilidad motora o social.
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