neurotypical


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neurotypical

(no͝or′ō-tĭp′ĭ-kəl, nyo͝or′-)
adj.
1. Not having a neurodevelopmental disorder, especially autism spectrum disorder: neurotypical students.
2. Relating to or characteristic of people who do not have a neurodevelopmental disorder, especially autism spectrum disorder: neurotypical behavior.
n.
A person who is neurotypical.
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