anomic aphasia


anomic aphasia
noun
inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
Hypernyms: ↑aphasia

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noun
: loss of the power to use or understand words denoting objects

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  • Global aphasia — The symptoms of global aphasia are those of severe Broca s aphasia and Wernicke s aphasia combined. There is an almost total reduction of all aspects of spoken and written language, in expression as well as comprehension. Improvement may occur in …   Wikipedia

  • amnesic aphasia — noun inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects • Syn: ↑nominal aphasia, ↑anomic aphasia, ↑anomia, ↑amnestic aphasia • Hypernyms: ↑aphasia …   Useful english dictionary

  • amnestic aphasia — noun inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects • Syn: ↑nominal aphasia, ↑anomic aphasia, ↑anomia, ↑amnesic aphasia • Hypernyms: ↑aphasia …   Useful english dictionary

  • nominal aphasia — noun inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects • Syn: ↑anomic aphasia, ↑anomia, ↑amnesic aphasia, ↑amnestic aphasia • Hypernyms: ↑aphasia …   Useful english dictionary