browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
anomia

more about anomia

anomia


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anomia  \A*no"mi*a\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  irregular;  'a  priv.  + 
  no'mos  law.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  bivalve  shells,  allied  to  the  oyster,  so  called 
  from  their  unequal  valves,  of  which  the  lower  is  perforated 
  for  attachment. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anomia 
  n  1:  inability  to  name  objects  or  to  recognize  written  or  spoken 
  names  of  objects  [syn:  {nominal  aphasia},  {anomic 
  aphasia},  {amnesic  aphasia},  {amnestic  aphasia}] 
  2:  type  genus  of  the  family  Anomiidae:  saddle  oysters  [syn:  {Anomia}, 
  {genus  Anomia}] 




more about anomia