palilalia


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palilalia

 [pal″ĭ-la´le-ah]
a condition in which a phrase or word is repeated with increasing rapidity.

palilalia

[pal′ilā′lyə]
Etymology: Gk, palin, again, lalein, to babble
an abnormal condition characterized by the increasingly rapid repetition of the same word or phrase, usually at the end of a sentence.

pal·i·phra·si·a

(pal'i-frā'zē-ă)
In speech, involuntary repetition of words or sentences.
See also: echolalia
Synonym(s): palilalia.
[G. palin, again, + phrasis, speech]

palilalia

The repetition of words or phrases with increasing rapidity. Palilalia is a feature of an organic brain disorder.