coprolalia(redirected from coprophrasia)
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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).]
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(Psychiatry) obsessive use of obscene or foul language
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the habitual use of foul language.See also: Obscenity
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