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Anomic Dysphasia



    • Signs of Nominal Dysphasia

    • Anomia: the inability to name objects
    • Circumlocution: talking around a specific word, rather than saying it directly. E.g. ‘a tool that I use to write with’ rather than ‘pen’
    • Significance

    • Suggests a lesion affecting the angular gyrus of the dominant hemisphere
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