Medical Definition of anomic aphasia
Note: People affected with anomic aphasia most often have trouble with finding the correct noun or verb to use. Anomic aphasia typically results from an injury to the brain (as from a stroke).Patients with anomic aphasia have intact repetition, intact comprehension and fluent speech, but have difficulty naming.— Mallikarjun Patta, Psychiatric Times, 1 Feb. 2004
— called also anomia, nominal aphasia
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