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Disease Anomia

Name Anomia
Synonyms Amnesic Aphasia | Anomia, Color | Anomias, Color | Anomic Aphasia | Anomic Dysphasia | Anomic Dysphasias | Aphasia, Amnesic | Aphasia, Anomic | Aphasia, Nominal | Color Anomia | Color Anomias | Dysnomia | Dysnomias | Dysphasia, Anomic | Dysphasia, Nominal | Dysphasias, Anomic | Dysphasias, Nominal | Nominal Aphasia | Nominal Dysphasia | Nominal Dysphasias
Definition A language dysfunction characterized by the inability to name people and objects that are correctly perceived. The individual is able to describe the object in question, but cannot provide the name. This condition is associated with lesions of the dominant hemisphere involving the language areas, in particular the TEMPORAL LOBE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p484)
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D000849
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