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An old-fashioned term for mental retardation. phenylpyruvic oligophrenia n. Another name for phenylketonuria. [From Greek oligos little or few + phren mind, originally midriff, the supposed seat of the soul + -ia indicating a condition or quality]

Subjects: Psychology.

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