stereotypy


ste·reo·ty·py

noun \ˈster-ē-ə-ˌtī-pē, ˈstir-\
plural ste·reo·ty·pies

Definition of STEREOTYPY

:  frequent almost mechanical repetition of the same posture, movement, or form of speech (as in schizophrenia)

First Known Use of STEREOTYPY

circa 1889

ste·reo·ty·py

noun \ˈster-ē-ə-ˌtī-pē, ˈstir-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ste·reo·ty·pies

Medical Definition of STEREOTYPY

: frequent almost mechanical repetition of the same posture, movement, or form of speech (as in schizophrenia)

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