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cataphasia

[ kat-uh-fey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌkæt əˈfeɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun Pathology.

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

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Origin of cataphasia

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Medical definitions for cataphasia

cataphasia
[ kăt′ə-fāzhə ]

n.

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