Definition of Nominal aphasia
1. Noun. Inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects.
Medical Definition of Nominal aphasia
1. An aphasia in which the principal deficit is difficulty in naming persons and objects seen, heard, or felt; due to lesions in various portions of the language area. Synonym: amnestic aphasia, amnesic aphasia, anomia, anomic aphasia. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Nominal aphasia
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1. Diseases of the nervous system by Herbert Campbell Thomson (1921)
"(b) nominal aphasia, characterized by defective use of names and want of comprehension of the nominal value of words or other symbols. ..."