stereotypy

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

Definition of stereotypy

plural

stereotypies

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

First Known Use of stereotypy

circa 1889


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stereotypy

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

Medical Definition of stereotypy

plural

stereotypies

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


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