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ana

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adverb \ˈa-nə\

Definition of ana

  1. :  of each an equal quantity



Origin of ana

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Greek, at the rate of, literally, up


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with ana


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ana

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noun, \ˈa-nə, ˈä-, ˈā-\

Definition of ana

plural ana or anas

  1. 1 :  a collection of the memorable sayings of a person

  2. 2 :  a collection of anecdotes or interesting information about a person or a place



Origin of ana

-ana


First Known Use: circa 1751


ANA

abbreviation

Definition of ANA

  1. American Nurses Association




ana-

prefix

Definition of ana-

  1. 1 :  up :  upward <anabolism>

  2. 2 :  back :  backward <anatropous>



Variants of ana-

or an-

Origin of ana-

Latin, from Greek, up, back, again, from ana up — more at on


-ana

noun plural suffix

Definition of -ana

  1. :  collected items of information especially anecdotal or bibliographical concerning <Americana>



Variants of -ana

or -iana

Origin of -ana

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of -anus -an & -ianus -ian


Medical Dictionary

ana

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adverb \ˈan-ə\

Medical Definition of ana

  1. :  of each an equal quantity—used in writing prescriptions




ANA

abbreviation

Medical Definition of ANA

  1. 1American Nurses Association

  2. 2antinuclear antibodies; antinuclear antibody




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "ana"


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