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echolalia

 [ek″o-la´le-ah]
stereotyped repetition of another person's words or phrases, seen in some cases of schizophrenia, particularly in catatonic schizophrenia, in Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome, and in neurological disorders such as transcortical aphasia.
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ech·o·la·li·a

(ek'ō-lā'lē-ă),
Involuntary parrotlike repetition of a word or sentence just spoken by another person. Usually seen with schizophrenia.
[echo + G. lalia, a form of speech]
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echolalia

(ĕk′ō-lā′lē-ə)
n.
The repetition of words or phrases spoken by others, often occurring in people with autism spectrum disorder and certain other mental disorders.

ech′o·la′lic (-lĭk) adj.
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echolalia

Neurology The parroting by a Pt of another person's words or speech fragments
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ech·o·la·li·a

(ek'ō-lā'lē-ă)
Involuntary parrotlike repetition of a word or sentence just spoken by someone else; usually seen in schizophrenia.
Synonym(s): echophrasia.
[echo + G. lalia, a form of speech]
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echolalia

The involuntary, parrot-like repetition of words or phrases, spoken by another person. Echolalia may occur as a feature of schizophrenia or as part of a severe tic disorder.
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Echolalia

Involuntary echoing of the last word, phrase, or sentence spoken by someone else or sound in the environment.
Mentioned in: Tourette Syndrome
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ech·o·la·li·a

(ek'ō-lā'lē-ă)
Involuntary parrotlike repetition of something just spoken by another person.
[echo + G. lalia, a form of speech]
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