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excessive volubility, with rapid, pressured speech, as in manic episodes of bipolar disorder and some cases of schizophrenia. Called also lalorrhea, pressured speech, tachylalia, and tachyphasia.
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tachylaliaExtreme rapidity of speech. Tachylalia may occur in cluttered speech, in parkinsonism and in those with speech disorders; it is not considered a speech disorder on its own.
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tachylalia(tăk″ē-lā′lē-ă) [″ + lalein, to speak]
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