echolalia

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noun echo·la·lia \ˌe-kō-ˈlā-lē-ə\

Definition of echolalia

  1. :  the often pathological repetition of what is said by other people as if echoing them

echolalic

play \ˌe-kō-ˈla-lik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of echolalia

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1885


Medical Dictionary

echolalia

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noun echo·la·lia \ˌek-ō-ˈlā-lē-ə\

Medical Definition of echolalia

  1. :  the often pathological repetition of what is said by other people as if echoing them

echolalic

\-ˈlal-ik\play adjective

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