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Aphasia characterized by the impaired ability to recall the names of persons and things.
a·nom′ic (ə-nŏm′ĭk, ə-nō′mĭk) adj.
anomie, anomy, anomia
a state or condition of individuals or society characterized by an absence or breakdown of social and legal norms and values, as in the case of an uprooted people. — anomic, adj.See also: Law
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|Noun||1.||anomia - 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
|2.||Anomia - type genus of the family Anomiidae: saddle oysters|
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks