anomic aphasia


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Related to anomic aphasia: Anomia
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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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Neurological examination showed anomic aphasia, right visual field deficits, left hemiparesis (muscle power was 4/5), gait ataxia, and cognitive impairment (mini-mental state examination score of 16).
For example, McNeil and colleagues applied Lexical-Semantic Activation Inhibition Treatment (L-SAIT) to retrieval of verbs, nouns, and adjectives with a participant with anomic aphasia [11].
This symptom is called "anomia" and it should not be confused with the syndrome of anomic aphasia.