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  • Defects: An abnormality.
  • Deficiency: A lower amount than necessary for functioning.
  • Developmental Disabilities:  A chronic mental or physical impairment that results in decreased ability of an individuals to reach appropriate age level developmental goals.
  • Disease: Deviation from a normal state of physical or mental health caused by the body’s response to the environment and/or infective substances.
  • Disorder:  An abnormal physical or mental condition.