echopraxia

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ech·o·prax·i·a

 (ĕk′ō-prăk′sē-ə)
n.
The involuntary imitation of movements made by others, sometimes occurring in people with schizophrenia and certain other mental disorders.

[echo + Greek prāxis, action + -ia.]

echopraxia

(ˌɛkəʊˈpræksɪə) or

echopraxis

n
(Medicine) the involuntary imitation of the actions of others