nominal aphasia

noun

aphasia in which the primary symptom is an inability to recall or recognize the names of objects

Nearby words

  1. nomenklatura,
  2. nomex,
  3. nomial,
  4. nomina,
  5. nominal,
  6. nominal damages,
  7. nominal par,
  8. nominal scale,
  9. nominal sentence,
  10. nominal value

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Medicine definitions for nominal aphasia

nominal aphasia

[ nŏmə-nəl ]

n.

Aphasia that is characterized by the impaired ability to recall the names of persons and things.anomia anomic aphasia

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