TITLE

embolalia, embololalia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p682
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "embolalia or embololalia" is presented. The term refers to the meaningless language of individuals with severe mental illness or organic brain injury. The term originated from the words "embolos" which means thrown in and "lalia" means babble. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21226703

 

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