- the inability to name objects or to recognize the written or spoken names of objects.
Origin of anomia
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Examples from the Web for anomia
The Terebratul are included in the genus Anomia in the system of Linnus.A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby
It has the same sort of calcified byssus as Anomia, and also the hole to accommodate it in the smaller valve.
Anomia has an irregularly rounded shell, with one convex and one flat or concave valve.
The bent form of the embryonic heart recalls the heart of spiders; it lies at first free, as in the mollusc Anomia.Form and Function
E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Note the barnacles, silver shells (Anomia), etc., on the box and rope.A Report upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts
Commissioners on Fisheries and Game
- nominal aphasia
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