What is ANOMIA?

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n. 1. An impaired ability to remember and verbalize the names of objects. See also color anomia- amnesic aphasia. 2. Defective moral sensibilities |defined by U.S. physician Benjamin Rush (1745-1813)

ANOMIA: "The individual suffering from anomia was unable to verbalize the names of objects he or she recognized. "

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