[kat-uh-fey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun Pathology.
a speech disorder in which a person constantly repeats a word or phrase.

cata- + -phasia Unabridged
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cataphasia cat·a·pha·si·a (kāt'ə-fā'zē-ə, -zhə)
A speech disorder in which the same word or series of words is repeated involuntarily.

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