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Chapter fifty nine key words
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  1. a developmental disability, generally evident before the age of 3, affecting verbal and nonverbal communications and social interaction
    autistic spectrum disorder
  2. having a short, wide head
    brachycephalic
  3. existing simultaneously with and usually independently of another medical condition; coexisting or additional disease process. It may affect ability to function or survive
    comorbid
  4. involuntary utterance of vulgar or obscene words
    coprolalia
  5. defective development; malformation
    dysgenesis
  6. abnormality in morphologic development
    dysmorphism
  7. echo reaction; the involuntary repetition of a word or sentence just spoken by another person
    echolalia
  8. a vertical fold of skin on either side of the nose, sometimes covering the inner canthus; a normal characteristic in persons of certain races
    epicanthus
  9. abnormally increased activity
    hyperactivity
  10. characterized by constant motion, fidgetiness, excitability, impulsiveness, and a short attention span
    development hyperactivity (hyperkinesis)
  11. numeric rating determined through psychologic testing that indicates the approximate relationship of a person's mental age (MA) to chronologic age (CA)
    Intelligence Quotient (IQ)
  12. very large tonge
    macroglossia
  13. abnormally small head size in relation to the rest of the body
    microcephalus
  14. inability or refusal to speak; deafness may prevent learning to speak
    mutism
  15. consistent failure to speak in specific social situations despite speaking in other situations
    selective mutism
  16. characteristic or indicateive of a particular disease or syndrome; especially one or more typical syndromes
    pathognomic
  17. throughout entire individual, entire development is severely and markedly impaired, as in autistic spectrum disorder
    pervasive
  18. persistent cravin/eating of nonnutritivce substances or unnatural articles of food
    pica
  19. repeated regurgitation of food in the absence of any associated gastrointestinal illness
    rumination
  20. act of deliberate harm to one's own body. Also called self-abuse, self-directed aggression, self-harm, self-inflicted injury, self-mutilation
    self-injury
  21. repetitive, nonfunctional motor behavior that interferes with normal activities and may result in bodily injury
    stereotypic movement disorder
  22. an involuntary, sudden, rapid, recurrent, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movement or vocal sound
    tic
  23. the location, measurement, or delineation of deep structures by measuring the reflection or transmission of ultrasonic waves. Used in examination of fetus to determine birth defects
    ultrasonography

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