anergic

anergy

[an-er-jee]
noun
1.
Pathology. deficiency of energy.
2.
Immunology. lack of immunity to an antigen.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin anergia. See an-1, ergo-1, -y3

anergic [a-nur-jik, an-er-] , adjective
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anergy (ˈænədʒɪ)
 
n
1.  lack of energy
2.  immunol diminution or lack of immunity to an antigen
 
[from New Latin anergia, from an- + Greek ergon work]
 
anergic
 
adj

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anergy an·er·gy (ān'ər-jē)
n.
Absence of sensitivity to substances that would normally elicit an antigenic response.


an·er'gic (ā-nûr'jĭk, ān'ər-) adj.
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