Asperger's syndrome[as′pər gərz]
Origin of Asperger's syndromeafter H. Asperger (1906-80), Austrian pediatrician
Origin of Asperger's syndromeAfter Hans Asperger, (1906–1980), Austrian pediatrician.
(countable and uncountable, plural Asperger's syndromes)
The American Psychiatric Association currently considers "Asperger's syndrome" as a relatively mild manifestation of autism spectrum disorder.
- (person diagnosed with the syndrome): aspie
Named after Hans Asperger + syndrome.