coprolalia


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cop·ro·la·li·a

 (kŏp′rə-lā′lē-ə)
n.
The involuntary, often obsessive use of obscene or scatological language that may accompany certain mental disorders, such as Tourette syndrome.

[copro- + Greek laliā, babbling (from lalein, to talk).]

coprolalia

(ˌkɒprəˈleɪlɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) obsessive use of obscene or foul language

coprolalia

the habitual use of foul language.
See also: Obscenity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coprolalia - an uncontrollable use of obscene language; often accompanied by mental disorders
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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Haciendote gemir con quejas tiernas", evocaba Tomas Segovia, y Neruda y Paz oian rugir a sus amantes leonas con el gusto de la animalidad vicaria En la pornografia actual--embutidos de embutidos al alcance de un clic--parece relevante que los ruidos sexuales decoren los malabares de musculos, glandulas y orificios hacia el orgasmo estruendoso, haciendole segunda a geiseres de semen, mientras los esferoides y el silicon ululan coprolalia y furicos FACMJ, FACMI, MODAFOCA
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Despite the portrayal in the popular media, it is particularly rare to have complex tics that include copropraxia (an obscene gesture), coprolalia (an obscene movement), echolalia (repeating another's words), or echopraxia (repeating another's actions).
Fig 2: Distribution of adverse drug reactions as per different organ systems involved CNS ADRs Dizziness 2 Weakness 3 Wasting of thigh 3 Headache 3 Vertigo 3 Insomnia 3 Nystagmus 3 Visual disturbances 4 Anorexia 14 Sedation 14 Ataxia 16 Tremor 21 GI ADRs Vomitting 1 Diarrhoea 1 Gum bleeding 1 Hepatomegaly 3 Gastritis 5 Gum hypertrophy 14 Endocrine ADRs Contracture of palms 1 Hirsutism 2 Oligomenorrhoea 4 Aloplecia 4 Weight gain 11 Psychiatry ADRs Coprolalia 1 Loss of memory 1 Anxiety 1 Loss of libido 1 Speech disturbances 2 Decreased cognition 4 Behavioral abnormality 7 Skin/allergy ADRs Steven-Johnson's syndrome 1 Erythema multiforme 1 Rash 5 Note: Table made from bar graph.
coprolalico -ca adj 1 (lit o Med) De (la) coprolalia o que la implica.
The feared component of Tourette of coprolalia (saying bad words or gestures) is fortunately rare.
Aripiprazole: a treatment for severe coprolalia in "refractory" Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.
In reality, this type of verbal tic - known as coprolalia - is present in only 10 to 15 percent of those with TS.
Sus barrocas dislocaciones morfosintacticas del latin, su latente coprolalia, su burla constante; todo esto, a primera vista, podria tentarnos a concebir a Joane como un ente desestabilizante dentro de la obra.
En relacion con la probable coprolalia (palabras malsonantes) y las cartas, Karhausen y Aterman han demostrado que el lenguaje de Mozart correspondia al lenguaje habitual de la clase media de la Viena de su tiempo.
The media sensationalizes Tourette in movies and on TV by showing the most shocking cases, misleading the public into believing that all people with it have coprolalia (known as the "swearing tic") or other extreme symptoms.
His nervous twitches were followed by involuntary gasps and then he started yelling "hey hey", before it developed into the full-on coprolalia form of the illness.