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echolalia

n. mechanical repetition of words and phrases uttered by another individual. It is often a symptom of a neurological or developmental disorder, particularly catatonic schizophrenia or autism. Also called echophrasia.

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W

1. symbol for the coefficient of concordance.

2. symbol for the statistic obtained from the Wilcoxon rank-sum test.