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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nominal aphasia, anomic aphasia, anomia, amnesic aphasia, amnestic aphasia(noun)

    inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects

  2. Anomia, genus Anomia(noun)

    type genus of the family Anomiidae: saddle oysters


  1. anomia(Noun)

    The inability to remember names.

  2. anomia(Noun)

    The difficulty in finding the right word.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anomia(noun)

    a genus of bivalve shells, allied to the oyster, so called from their unequal valves, of which the lower is perforated for attachment

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. irregular; 'a priv. + no`mos law.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Anomia

    A language dysfunction characterized by the inability to name people and objects that are correctly perceived. The individual is able to describe the object in question, but cannot provide the name. This condition is associated with lesions of the dominant hemisphere involving the language areas, in particular the TEMPORAL LOBE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p484)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anomia in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anomia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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