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ana

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adverb \ ˈa-nə \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of ana

:of each an equal quantity used in writing prescriptions

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Origin and Etymology of ana

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


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ana

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noun \ ˈa-nə , ˈä- , ˈā- \

Definition of ana

plural ana or anas
1 :a collection of the memorable sayings of a person
2 :a collection of anecdotes or interesting information about a person or a place

Origin and Etymology of ana

-ana


ANA

abbreviation

Definition of ANA

American Nurses Association

ana-

prefix
variants: or an-

Definition of ana-

1 :up :upward
  • anabolism
2 :back :backward
  • anatropous

Origin and Etymology of ana-

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


-ana

plural noun suffix
variants: or -iana

Definition of -ana

:collected items of information especially anecdotal or bibliographical concerning
  • Americana

Origin and Etymology 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

:of each an equal quantity used in writing prescriptions

ANA

abbreviation

medical Definition of ANA

1 American Nurses Association
2 antinuclear antibodies; antinuclear antibody

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