adjective see echolalia

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  • echolalic — See echolalia. * * * …   Universalium

  • echolalic — adjective Of or pertaining to echolalia …   Wiktionary

  • echolalic — echo·lal·ic …   English syllables

  • echolalic — adjective see echolalia …   Useful english dictionary

  • echolalia — echolalic, /ek oh lal ik, lay lik/, adj. /ek oh lay lee euh/, n. 1. Psychiatry. the uncontrollable and immediate repetition of words spoken by another person. 2. the imitation by a baby of the vocal sounds produced by others, occurring as a… …   Universalium

  • echolalia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1885 the often pathological repetition of what is said by other people as if echoing them • echolalic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Pronoun reversal — is a language abnormality common in the speech of autistic children. Children refer to themselves as he, she, or you, or by their own proper names. Pronoun reversal is closely linked to echolalia. Since autistic children often use echolalic… …   Wikipedia

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