logorrhea

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logorrhea

 [log″o-re´ah]
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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log·or·rhe·a

(log'ō-rē'ă),
Rarely used term for abnormal or pathologic talkativeness or garrulousness.
[logo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
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log·or·rhe·a

(lawg'ōr-ē'ă)
Abnormal or pathologic talkativeness or garrulousness.
Synonym(s): logorrhoea.
[logo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
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