nominal aphasia


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nominal aphasia

n
(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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Anomia, nominal aphasia, or amnesic aphasia, has been described in the classic aphasia syndromes as an alteration in the production of words, this deficit is more prominent to nouns than for verbs, characterized by a preservation of understanding and repetition (Webb, 2017; Caplan, 2003; Fernandez-Blazquez et.
Although the surgeon suffered nominal aphasia and was unable to precisely verbalise the requirement, the scrub nurse was able to correctly interpret his request.
The irritable euphoric apathy of frontal lobe dysfunction does not appear in Alzheimer's disease until the triad of memory disorder, constructional-spatial difficulty [problems with perceiving and ordering space], and nominal aphasia are clearly established.