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1 A pathological self-absorption and preoccupation with the self to the exclusion of the outside world, characteristic of some forms of autistic disorder and schizophrenia.
2 An alternative name for autistic disorder. See also autistic disorder, mirror neuron. autistic adj. [From Greek autos self + -ismos indicating a state or condition]
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