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Language Development Disorders MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Language Development Disorders
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.150.500.550
C23.888.592.604.150.500.550
Unique ID
D007805
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007805
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"
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.
Entry Version
LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT DIS
Entry Term(s)
Auditory Processing Disorder, Central
Central Auditory Processing Disorder
Developmental Disorder, Speech or Language
Developmental Language Disorders
Language Delay
Language Disorders, Developmental
Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder
Speech Delay
Speech or Language, Developmental Disorder
Previous Indexing
Language Development (1968-1979)
Language Disorders (1967-1979)
Public MeSH Note
1986; see LANGUAGE DISORDERS 1980-1985
History Note
1986(1980)
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/02/21
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Language Development Disorders Preferred
Speech Delay Narrower
Semantic-Pragmatic Disorder Narrower
Auditory Processing Disorder, Central Narrower
Language Delay Narrower
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