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anergy

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noun an·er·gy \ˈa-(ˌ)nər-jē\

Definition of anergy

  1. :  a condition in which the body fails to react to an antigen



Origin of anergy

International Scientific Vocabulary 2a- + -ergy (as in allergy


First Known Use: 1890


Medical Dictionary

anergy

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noun an·er·gy \ˈan-(ˌ)ər-jē\

Medical Definition of anergy

plural an·er·gies

  1. :  a condition in which the body fails to react to an injected allergen or antigen (as tuberculin)

  2. an·er·gic \-jik\play adjective




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "anergy"


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