schizophasia


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word salad

 [werd sal´ad]
an incoherent jumble of words and neologisms, such as that observed in advanced schizophrenia; called also schizophasia.

schiz·o·pha·si·a

(skiz'ō-fā'zē-ă),
A rarely used term for the disordered speech (word salad) of the schizophrenic patient.
[schizo- + G. phasis, speech]

schizophasia

/schizo·pha·sia/ (skit″so-fa´zhah) word salad; see under W.

schizophasia

[skit′səfā′zhə, skiz′ə-]
Etymology: Gk, schizein + phasis, speech
the disordered, incomprehensible speech characteristic of some forms of schizophrenia. See also word salad.

schiz·o·pha·si·a

(skiz'ō-fā'zē-ă)
The disordered speech (word salad) of the schizophrenic patient.
[schizo- + G. phasis, speech]
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