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Descriptor in English: Anomia
Descriptor in Spanish: Anomia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Anomia
Descriptor in French: Anomie (trouble du langage)
Entry term(s): Amnesic Aphasia
Anomia, Color
Anomias, Color
Anomic Aphasia
Anomic Dysphasia
Anomic Dysphasias
Aphasia, Amnesic
Aphasia, Anomic
Aphasia, Nominal
Color Anomia
Color Anomias
Dysnomia
Dysnomias
Dysphasia, Anomic
Dysphasia, Nominal
Dysphasias, Anomic
Dysphasias, Nominal
Nominal Aphasia
Nominal Dysphasia
Nominal Dysphasias
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.150.500.090
C23.888.592.604.150.500.090
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: inability to name objects: do not confuse with ANOMIE ("state of social disorganization & demoralization in society...", often called "anomia")
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 1991(1980); use APHASIA 1975-1979
DeCS UI: 863
Descriptor UI: D000849
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/12/14
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Anomia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001263
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Anomia
Entry term(s) Amnesic Aphasia
Anomic Aphasia
Anomic Dysphasia
Anomic Dysphasias
Aphasia, Amnesic
Aphasia, Anomic
Aphasia, Nominal
Dysnomia
Dysnomias
Dysphasia, Anomic
Dysphasia, Nominal
Dysphasias, Anomic
Dysphasias, Nominal
Nominal Aphasia
Nominal Dysphasia
Nominal Dysphasias
Color Anomia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336950
Preferred term Color Anomia
Entry term(s) Anomia, Color
Anomias, Color
Color Anomias



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