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.

Nearby words

  1. anomalous dispersion,
  2. anomalous monism,
  3. anomalous zeeman effect,
  4. anomaly,
  5. anomer,
  6. anomic,
  7. anomie,
  8. anomite,
  9. anomy,
  10. anon

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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