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verbigeration

 [ver-bij″er-a´shun]
stereotypy in speech; stereotyped and meaningless repetition of words and phrases, as seen in some cases of schizophrenia; see also perseveration and logorrhea. Called also cataphasia.
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ver·big·er·a·tion

(ver-bij'ĕr-ā'shŭn),
Constant repetition of meaningless words or phrases; seen in schizophrenia.
Synonym(s): oral stereotypy
[L. verbum, word, + gero, to carry about]
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verbigeration

(vər-bĭj′ə-rā′shən)
n.
Obsessive repetition of words and phrases, especially as a symptom of mental illness.
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verbigeration

Neurology Stereotyped and seemingly meaningless repetition of words, sentences, or associations, often at the end of a thought Causes Bipolar disorder, organic brain disease, schizophrenia. See Perseveration.
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ver·big·er·a·tion

(vĕr-bij'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Constant repetition of meaningless words or phrases; seen in schizophrenia.
Synonym(s): cataphasia.
[L. verbum, word, + gero, to carry about]
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