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ech·o·la·li·a

 (ĕk′ō-lā′lē-ə)
n.
The repetition of words or phrases spoken by others, often occurring in people with autism spectrum disorder and certain other mental disorders.

[echo + Greek laliā, talk (from lalos, talkative).]

ech′o·la′lic (-lĭk) adj.
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echolalia

(ˌɛkəʊˈleɪlɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry the tendency to repeat mechanically words just spoken by another person: can occur in cases of brain damage, mental retardation, and schizophrenia
[C19: from New Latin, from echo + Greek lalia talk, chatter, from lalein to chatter]
echolalic adj
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ech•o•la•li•a

(ˌɛk oʊˈleɪ li ə)

n.
the uncontrollable and immediate repetition of words spoken by another person, esp. as associated with mental disorder.
[1880–85]
ech`o•lal′ic (-ˈlæl ɪk, -ˈleɪ lɪk) adj.
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echolalia

the uncontrollable and immediate repetition of sounds and words heard from others. — echolalic, adj.
See also: Speech
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.echolalia - an infant's repetition of sounds uttered by others
echo - a reply that repeats what has just been said
2.echolalia - (psychiatry) mechanical and meaningless repetition of the words of another person (as in schizophrenia)
repeating, repetition - the act of doing or performing again
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
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ech·o·la·li·a

n. ecolalia, trastorno de repetición involuntaria de sonidos y palabras después de oírlas.
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