echolalia

echolalia (ek-o-la´le-a)

Involuntary parrot-like repetition of a word or sentence just spoken by another person. Usually seen with schizophrenia.echo reaction, echo speech, echophrasia; [echo + G. lalia, a form of speech]

 

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