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oligophrenia

[ol-i-goh-free-nee-uh, uh-lig-uh-] /ˌɒl ɪ goʊˈfri ni ə, əˌlɪg ə-/
noun, Pathology
1.
less than normal mental development.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < New Latin; see oligo-, phren-, -ia
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oligophrenic
[ol-i-goh-fren-ik, uh-lig-uh-] /ˌɒl ɪ goʊˈfrɛn ɪk, əˌlɪg ə-/ (Show IPA),
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