logoclonia

logoclonia

 [log″o-klo´ne-ah]
spasmodic repetition of words or parts of words, particularly the end syllables, as may occur in Alzheimer's disease.

logoclonia

/logo·clo·nia/ (log″o-klo´ne-ah) spasmodic repetition of words or parts of words, particularly the end syllables; often occurring in Alzheimer's disease. Cf. stuttering.

logoclonia

A near-extinct term for a variation of palilalia in which there is a meaningless repetition of the last syllables of a word or phrase, and formerly regarded by some authors as typical of presenile and senile dementias, general paresis and other neurological diseases.