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Physical Impairment

Physical Impairment

Definition

In the context of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, any physiological disorder, condition, cosmetic disfigurement, or anatomical loss affecting one or more of the following body systems that substantially limits one or more major life functions. Those body systems are neurological, musculoskeletal, special sense organs, respiratory (including speech organs), cardiovascular, reproductive, digestive, genitourinary, hematic and lymphatic, skin, and endocrine.

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