Definition of Anergia

1. n. Lack of energy; inactivity.



Definition of Anergia

1. anergy [n -S] - See also: anergy

Medical Definition of Anergia

1. A loss or suppression of normal immune system function, which can be generalised or antigen specific. (18 Nov 2007)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anergia

anencephalies
anencephalous
anend
anenst
anent
anenterous
aneolithic
anephric
anepia
anepigraphic
anepiploic
anergasia
anergastic
anergia (current term)
anergias
anergic
anergic leishmaniasis
anergies
anergize
anergized
anergy
anerly
aneroid
aneroid barometer
aneroids
anerythroplasia
anerythroplastic
anerythroregenerative

Literary usage of Anergia

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1. La cura delle malattie tubercalari del polmone by Gioacchino Breccia (1921)
"Ricordo ancora che s'intende per anergia uno stato di assenza della ... Lo stato di allergia o di anergia acquista adunque significato a seconda delle ..."

2. Cocaine Use in America: Epidemmiologic and Clinical Perspectives edited by Nicholas J. Kozel, Edgar H. Adams (1996)
"Both patients were contemplating leaving the hospital to use cocaine, and each complained of depressed mood, anergia, suicidal ideation, ..."

3. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"... low growth hormone phagia and weight gain, as well as secretion and a euthyroid sick-like fatigue and anergia, is consistent with syndrome (Green et al. ..."

4. Neuropsychiatry and the War: A Bibliography with Abstracts by Mabel Webster Brown, Frankwood Earl Williams (1918)
"... (b) Cases of mental stupor, anergia and acute dementia. All these cases occurred in men young and nervously unstable. Recovery, under proper conditions, ..."

5. The Diagnosis of nervous diseases by James Purves-Stewart (1908)
"The stigmata of psychasthenia may be psychical or physical. The psychical stigmata of psych- asthenia are mental anergia and irresolution. ..."

6. An Outline of abnormal psychology by James Winfred Bridges (1921)
"General, involving all tendencies, the so-called paralysis of the will, anergia or apathy. 2. Specific, abnormal weakness of some particular tendency, ..."

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