nominal aphasia

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nominal aphasia

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(Psychiatry) aphasia in which the primary symptom is an inability to recall or recognize the names of objects
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Noun1.nominal aphasia - inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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The inclusion of color-related stimuli is based on the common finding of color anomia (inability to name color hues) and achromatopsia (inability to discriminate hues) in alexic patients (Albert, Goodglass, Helm, Rubens, & Alexander, 1981).