[kat-uh-fey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]

noun Pathology.

a speech disorder in which a person constantly repeats a word or phrase.

Origin of cataphasia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

cataphasia in Medicine




A speech disorder in which the same word or series of words is repeated involuntarily.
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