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cataphasia/cata·pha·sia/ (kat″ah-fa´zhah) verbigeration.
Constant repetition of meaningless words or phrases; seen in schizophrenia.
[L. verbum, word, + gero, to carry about]
cataphasia(kăt-ă-fā′zē-ă) [″ + phasis, speech]
A speech disorder in which a single word is uttered repeatedly.