Definition of Amnestic aphasia

1. Noun. Inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects.

Exact synonyms: Amnesic Aphasia, Anomia, Anomic Aphasia, Nominal Aphasia
Generic synonyms: Aphasia



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Literary usage of Amnestic aphasia

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The resemblance to the so-called amnestic aphasia is obvious, but in most of the cases of amnestic aphasia there has been no initial loss of spontaneous ..."

2. Diseases of the Nervous System: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by Hermann Oppenheim, Edward E. Mayer (1904)
"Some have discarded the term amnestic aphasia, or confined it to those cases in which a general disturbance of the memory was ..."

3. The Soul of Man: An Investigation of the Facts of Physiological and by Paul Carus (1891)
"amnestic aphasia usually shows in post mortem examinations a destruction of the ... As a special form of amnestic aphasia we may consider the state in which ..."

4. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1890)
"There seemed to be no amnestic aphasia present. ... Latest investigations seem to locate the center of amnestic aphasia in the first convolution of the ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"... apperceptive (transcortical) word- deafness, verbal paraphasia, and sensory amnestic aphasia (incapacity to call up the memories of the sounds of words ..."

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