idiolalia


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id·i·o·la·li·a

(id'ē-ō-lā'lē-ă),
Use of a language invented by the person himself.
[idio- + G. lalia, talk]

id·i·o·glos·si·a

(id'ē-ō-glos'ē-ă)
1. A unique spoken language invented by a person, differing markedly from normal speech and for the most part unintelligible to listeners, so that it is not a useful form of communication; usually a sign of psychosis or mental retardation. 2. A type of spoken communication developed by and used between twins.
Synonym(s): idiolalia.
[idio- + G. glōssa, tongue, speech]
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