A developmental disability characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought and behavior: pupils with autistic spectrum disorder Joshua, aged six, has an autistic spectrum disorder
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Syllabification: au·tis·tic spec·trum dis·or·der
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