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Medical Term:

stereotypy

Pronunciation: ster'e-o-ti'pe

Definition:

  1. Maintenance of one attitude for a long period.
  2. Constant repetition of certain meaningless gestures or movements, as in certain forms of schizophrenia.

[stereo- + G. typos, impression, type]

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