Kanner syndrome


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in·fan·tile au·tism

a severe emotional disturbance of childhood characterized by qualitative impairment in reciprocal social interaction and in communication, language, and social development.
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in·fan·tile au·tism

(in'făn-tīl aw'tizm)
A severe emotional disturbance of childhood characterized by qualitative impairment in reciprocal social interaction and in communication, language, and social development.
Synonym(s): Kanner syndrome.
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Kanner syndrome

(kan'er)
[Leo Kanner, Austrian psychiatrist in the U.S., 1894–1981]
Infantile autism.
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Kanner,

Leo, Austrian psychiatrist in U.S., 1894-1991.
Kanner syndrome - a severe emotional disturbance of childhood. Synonym(s): infantile autism
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