palilalia


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palilalia

(ˌpælɪˈleɪlɪə)
n
(Medicine) a speech disorder in which a word or phrase is rapidly repeated
[C20: from Greek palin again + lalein to babble]
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Noun1.palilalia - a pathological condition in which a word is rapidly and involuntarily repeated
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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palilalie
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It is also argued that Tourette's syndrome generally leads to other disorders in addition to coprolalia, such as notable palilalia, echolalia, learning or social difficulties, of which there is only very ambiguous evidence to suggest that Mozart exhibited these traits.
By the age of 27 he presented to a neurology clinic with dysarthria, poor concentration (mild bradyphrenia), palilalia, bradykinesia in both hands, and marked axial rigidity.
Speech is slow, monotonous, with palilalia, by repeating the first syllable.
One of his previous volumes, Palilalia, was a finalist for the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry.