anomia

anomia

[uh-noh-mee-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the inability to name objects or to recognize the written or spoken names of objects.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin, irregular < Greek a- a-6 + Latin nōm(en) name + -ia -ia

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anomia a·no·mi·a (ə-nō'mē-ə)
n.
See nominal aphasia.

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