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cat•a•to•ni•a



Pronunciation: (kat"u-tō'nē-u, -tōn'yu), [key]
n. Psychiatry.
a syndrome seen most frequently in schizophrenia, characterized by muscular rigidity and mental stupor, sometimes alternating with great excitement and confusion.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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