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

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.
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Detailing the report, Mr Justice Openshaw said: "He exhibited a condition known as 'logoclonia',' being the repetition of simple words.
La logoclonia el tic la rabia el bostezo interminable
convulsion de las palabras (logoclonia), la entrega al deseo y al sueno,