Echopathy


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E`chop´a`thy


n.1.(Med.) A morbid condition characterized by automatic and purposeless repetition of words or imitation of actions.
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Catatonia is a clinical syndrome characterized by motor inhibition, manifested by hyperkinesias or negativism, echopathy (echolalia, echopraxia, echomimia).