cachinnation


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cachinnation

 [kak″ĭ-na´shun]
excessive, hysterical laughter.

cach·in·na·tion

(kak'i-nā'shŭn),
Laughter without apparent cause, often observed in schizophrenia.
[L. cachinno, to laugh immoderately and loudly]

cachinnation

/cach·in·na·tion/ (kak″ĭ-na´shun) excessive, hysterical laughter.

cachinnation

[kak′ənā′shən]
Etymology: L, cachinnare, to laugh aloud
excessive laughter with no apparent cause, often part of the behavioral pattern in schizophrenia. cachinnate, v.

cach·in·na·tion

(kak'i-nā'shŭn)
Laughter without apparent cause, often observed in schizophrenia.
[L. cachinno, to laugh immoderately and loudly]