Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
echolalia ech·o·la·li·a (ěk'ō-lā'lē-ə)
The immediate and involuntary repetition of words or phrases just spoken by others, often a symptom of autism or some types of schizophrenia. Also called echophrasia.
An infant's repetition of the sounds made by others, a normal occurrence in childhood development. Also called echophrasia.