Medical Dictionary

perseverate

vi per·sev·er·ate \pər-ˈsev-ə-ˌrāt\
per·sev·er·at·edper·sev·er·at·ing

Medical Definition of PERSEVERATE

:  to manifest the phenomenon of perseveration <the perseverating tendency in stutterers in sensorimotor tasks—Quarterly Journal of Speech>

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May 24, 2015
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