Anomia

Domain : Symptoms

Category : My daily life

Simplified definition

Inability to name things or people that we still recognize.

Source: Houria Aiouaz, for Alzheimer Foundation

Referenced definition

“[…] Refers to aphasic syndromes in which naming, or access to the internal lexicon, is the principal deficit.”

Source: Jankovic J et al. Aphasia and Aphasic Syndromes. In: Bradley and Daroff’s Neurology in Clinical Practice. Atlanta: Nancy Newman, 2021. 2400 p.

Note

  • Anomia is part of aphasia, which is a language impairment.

Synonym(s)

Anomic aphasia

Anomia : RELATED DEFINITIONS

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