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Introduction: Anomia

Description of Anomia

Anomia: A type of aphasia marked by the inability to name objects due to a brain lesion.

Anomia: A language dysfunction characterized by the inability to name people and objects that are correctly perceived. The individual is able to describe the object in question, but cannot provide the name. This condition is associated with lesions of the dominant hemisphere involving the language areas, in particular the TEMPORAL LOBE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p484).
Source: MeSH 2007

Anomia: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Anomia:

  • Aphasia, Amnesic
  • Aphasia, Anomic
  • Aphasia, Nominal
  • Color Anomia
  • Dysnomia

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Anomia

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Anomia

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Anomia

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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