anomic aphasia

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Noun1.anomic 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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In contrast to the dysnomia related to dementia, the word-finding difficulties with normal aging typically improve with cues, indicating that the problem is in retrieval of information rather than storage.
s (1994) criteria, it is identified with at least 4 indicators: impaired short-term memory and concentration (in addition to dysnomia and anomia), different pains (noting headaches), non-restorative sleep (and hypersomnia) and malaise after exercise with duration exceeding 24 hours.
societies do not die the same way as animals and, therefore, we cannot define dysnomia [anomie] as what leads to, if not controlled, the death of a society.
Eris's mass, well determined from the orbit of its moon Dysnomia, is about 25% greater than Pluto's--and that's unchanged.