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par·a·lo·gi·a, paralogism , paralogy (par'ă-lō'jē-ă, pă-ral'ŏ-jizm, -jē)
False reasoning, involving self-deception.
[G. paralogia, a fallacy, fr. para, beside, + logos, reason]
An incorrectly chosen word inserted into speech, esp. in patients with fluent aphasias.See: neologism; paraphasia