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embolophrasia (s) (noun), embolophrasias (pl)
1. The immediate and involuntary repetition of words or phrases just spoken by others, often a symptom of autism or some types of schizophrenia.
2. An infant's repetition of the sounds made by others which is considered to be a normal occurrence in childhood development.
This entry is located in the following units: embolo-, embol-, emboli- (page 1) phras-, phra-, -phrasia, -phrase, -phrastic + (page 1)