Definition of Nominal aphasia

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

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

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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nominal Aphasia

nomifensine maleate
nomina dubia
nomina nova
nomina nuda
nomina oblita
nominal aphasia (current term)
nominal clause
nominal clauses
nominal damages
nominal fee
nominal fees
nominal head
nominal ledger
nominal ledgers
nominal partner
nominal partners
nominal taxon
nominal type system
nominal type systems
nominal value

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. ..."

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