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anomia

[ uh-noh-mee-uh ]
/ əˈnoʊ mi ə /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

the inability to name objects or to recognize the written or spoken names of objects.

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Origin of anomia

<New Latin, irregular <Greek a-a-6 + Latin nōm(en) name + -ia-ia
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Medical definitions for anomia

anomia
[ ə-nōmē-ə ]

n.

nominal aphasia
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