anamnestic

adjective
an·​am·​nes·​tic | \ ˌa-ˌnam-ˈne-stik How to pronounce anamnestic (audio) \

Definition of anamnestic

1 : of or relating to an anamnesis
2 : of or relating to a secondary response to an immunogenic substance after serum antibodies can no longer be detected in the blood

First Known Use of anamnestic

circa 1753, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anamnestic

Greek anamnēstikos easily recalled, from anamimnēskesthai

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The first known use of anamnestic was circa 1753

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“Anamnestic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anamnestic. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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anamnestic

adjective
an·​am·​nes·​tic | \ -ˈnes-tik How to pronounce anamnestic (audio) \

Medical Definition of anamnestic

1 : of or relating to an anamnesis
2 : of or relating to a second rapid increased production of antibodies in response to an immunogenic substance after serum antibodies from a first response can no longer be detected in the blood

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