Anomia



the inability to name objects or to recognize the written or spoken names of objects.
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It has the same sort of calcified byssus as anomia, and also the hole to accommodate it in the smaller valve.
The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold

The Terebratul are included in the genus anomia in the system of Linnus.
A Conchological Manual George Brettingham Sowerby

Note the barnacles, silver shells (anomia), etc., on the box and rope.
A Report upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts Commissioners on Fisheries and Game

anomia has an irregularly rounded shell, with one convex and one flat or concave valve.
The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold

The singular structures composing this genus were formerly taken for bivalves, and named anomia Tricuspidata, &c.
A Conchological Manual George Brettingham Sowerby

The bent form of the embryonic heart recalls the heart of spiders; it lies at first free, as in the mollusc anomia.
Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

This singular shell, known only in a fossil state, in the Palozic beds, is placed by Linnus in the genus anomia.
A Conchological Manual George Brettingham Sowerby

anomia a·no·mi·a (ə-nō’mē-ə)
n.
See nominal aphasia.

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