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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.

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]

echolalia

/echo·la·lia/ (ek″o-la´le-ah) stereotyped repetition of another person's words and phrases.

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.

echolalia

[ek′ōlā′lyə]
Etymology: Gk, echo + lalein, to babble
1 (in psychiatry) the automatic and meaningless repetition of another's words or phrases, especially as seen in schizophrenia. A kind of echolalia is delayed echolalia.
2 (in pediatrics) a baby's imitation or repetition of sounds or words produced by others. It occurs normally in early childhood development. Also called echophrasia, echo speech. echolalic, adj.

echolalia

Neurology The parroting by a Pt of another person's words or speech fragments

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]

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.

Echolalia

Involuntary echoing of the last word, phrase, or sentence spoken by someone else or sound in the environment.
Mentioned in: Tourette Syndrome

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]

echolalia (ek″ola´leə),

n an uncontrollable reiteration of a word or phrase recently stated by another individual.
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