• Definition for "echolalia"
    • Psychiatry The immediate and involuntary repetition of terms…
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    • going times without cleansing yourself and…
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echolalia definition

  • noun:
    • Psychiatry The immediate and involuntary repetition of terms or phrases only talked by others, often a symptom of autism or some kinds of schizophrenia.
    • An infant's repetition of the noises made by other individuals, an ordinary incident in youth development.
    • The immediate, involuntary, and repeated echoing of words or phrases spoken by another.
    • a child's repetitive replica of singing sounds spoken by another individual, occurring naturally during childhood development.
    • In pathology, the repetition because of the client in a meaningless means of words and phrases addressed to him. It does occur using nervous problems.
    • An agreeable but meaning-loss arrangement of terms in poetry.
    • a baby's repetition of noises uttered by other individuals
    • (psychiatry) mechanical and meaningless repetition regarding the terms of some other person (such as schizophrenia)
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