oligophrenia

oligophrenic /ol'i goh fren"ik, euh lig'euh-/, adj.
/ol'i goh free"nee euh, euh lig'euh-/, n. Pathol.
less than normal mental development.
[1895-1900; < NL; see OLIGO-, PHREN-, -IA]

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