anomia

[ uh-noh-mee-uh ]
/ əˈnoʊ mi ə /

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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anomia
[ ə-nōmē-ə ]

n.

nominal aphasia
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