spasmodic repetition of words or parts of words, particularly the end syllables, as may occur in Alzheimer's disease.
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logocloniaA 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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