color agnosia

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col·or ag·no·si·a

inability to name or identify specific colors by sight; caused by lesions of the dominant occipital and temporal lobes.

col·or ag·no·si·a

(kŏl'ŏr ag-nō'zē-ă)
Inability to name or identify colors; caused by lesions of the dominant occipital and temporal lobes.
Synonym(s): colour agnosia.

color agnosia

Inability to recognize or name specific colors.
See also: agnosia
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26) Cortical injury causes additional sensory deficits, including colour agnosia (the inability to remember colour names), coloured hallucinations (phosphenes), photopsia, migrainous 'fortification spectra' or episodes of chromatopsia in which the environment appears suffused in a single colour.