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Medical Term:

nominal aphasia


Definition: an aphasia in which the principal deficit is difficulty in naming people and objects seen, heard, or felt; due to lesions in various portions of the language area.

Synonym(s): amnestic aphasia, amnesic aphasia, anomia, anomic aphasia

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