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Descriptor in English: Language Development Disorders
Descriptor in Spanish: Trastornos del Desarrollo del Lenguaje
Descriptor in Portuguese: Transtornos do Desenvolvimento da Linguagem
Descriptor in French: Troubles du développement du langage
Entry term(s): Auditory Processing Disorder, Central
Central Auditory Processing Disorder
Delay, Speech
Delays, Speech
Development Disorder, Language
Developmental Disorder, Speech or Language
Developmental Language Disorder
Developmental Language Disorders
Disorder, Language Development
Disorders, Language Development
Language Delay
Language Delays
Language Development Disorder
Language Disorder, Developmental
Language Disorders, Developmental
Semantic Pragmatic Disorder
Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder
Semantic-Pragmatic Disorders
Speech Delay
Speech Delays
Speech or Language, Developmental Disorder
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.150.500.550
C23.888.592.604.150.500.550
Scope note: Conditions characterized by language abilities (comprehension and expression of speech and writing) that are below the expected level for a given age, generally in the absence of an intellectual impairment. These conditions may be associated with DEAFNESS; BRAIN DISEASES; MENTAL DISORDERS; or environmental factors.
Annotation: do not confuse with LANGUAGE DISORDERS, disord of use or comprehension of language: LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT DISORDERS is "failure to understand or speak the language at the expected age"
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 1986(1980)
DeCS UI: 7983
Descriptor UI: D007805
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/02/21
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Language Development Disorders - Preferred
Concept UI M0012205
Scope note Conditions characterized by language abilities (comprehension and expression of speech and writing) that are below the expected level for a given age, generally in the absence of an intellectual impairment. These conditions may be associated with DEAFNESS; BRAIN DISEASES; MENTAL DISORDERS; or environmental factors.
Preferred term Language Development Disorders
Entry term(s) Development Disorder, Language
Developmental Disorder, Speech or Language
Developmental Language Disorder
Developmental Language Disorders
Disorder, Language Development
Disorders, Language Development
Language Development Disorder
Language Disorder, Developmental
Language Disorders, Developmental
Speech or Language, Developmental Disorder
Speech Delay - Narrower
Concept UI M0337629
Preferred term Speech Delay
Entry term(s) Delay, Speech
Delays, Speech
Speech Delays
Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder - Narrower
Concept UI M0337630
Preferred term Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder
Entry term(s) Semantic Pragmatic Disorder
Semantic-Pragmatic Disorders
Auditory Processing Disorder, Central - Narrower
Concept UI M0337628
Preferred term Auditory Processing Disorder, Central
Entry term(s) Central Auditory Processing Disorder
Language Delay - Narrower
Concept UI M0012204
Preferred term Language Delay
Entry term(s) Language Delays



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