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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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The second most diagnosed disorder observed was expressive language disorder, which is a communication disorder characterized by varying degrees of speech and writing impediment.
Speech sound disorder and expressive language disorder groups evolve maintaining verbal comprehension levels within normal and difficulties persist in Grammatical Closure and Auditory Sequential Memory, suggesting that their difficulties are found more often in the automatic level of the psycholinguistic functions and not so much in the representational level (ITPA).
TABLE Common causes of speech and language delays Autism Bilingualism Cerebral palsy Elective mutism Expressive language disorder Hearing loss Maturation delay (developmental language delay) Receptive aphasia Source: Leung A, et al.
He was diagnosed with "organic personality disorder," intermittent explosive disorder, mathematics disorder, expressive language disorder, and epilepsy.