Definition of Anergy

1. Noun. Reduction or lack of an immune response to a specific antigen.

Generic synonyms: Immunological Disorder



2. Noun. Inactivity and lack of energy.
Generic synonyms: Inaction, Inactiveness, Inactivity

Definition of Anergy

1. Noun. A lack of response to an antigen or antibody. ¹

2. Noun. Lack of energy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anergy

1. lack of energy [n -GIES] : ANERGIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Anergy

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 Anergy

anenzymia
aneolithic
anephric
anepia
anepigraphic
anepiploic
anergasia
anergastic
anergia
anergias
anergic
anergic leishmaniasis
anergies
anergize
anergized
anergy (current term)
anerly
aneroid
aneroid barometer
aneroids
anerythroplasia
anerythroplastic
anerythroregenerative
anes
anesis
anesthesia
anesthesias
anesthesiologic
anesthesiological
anesthesiologist

Literary usage of Anergy

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1. Enforcement Procedures And Scheduling For Occupational Exposure To Tuberculosisby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"anergy testing HIV-infected persons may have suppressed reactions to PPD skin tests ... Persons with anergy will have a negative PPD test regardless of ..."

2. Energy Balances of Non-OECD Countries 2000-2001, 2003 Editionby IEA Staff by IEA Staff (2003)
"... anergy programma. it carries out anergy cn-operation among ... ot anergy use: • to assist in the integration ot ..."

3. Controlling Tb in Correctional Facilities by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"This condition, known as anergy, may be caused by many factors, such as • HIV infection • overwhelming miliary or pulmonary TB • severe or febrile illness ..."

4. Screening for Infectious Diseases Among Substance Abusers: A Treatment by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"The CDC recommends DTH anergy testing at the time of PPD screening in HIV-positive persons ... Companion anergy testing should be done using Candida, mumps, ..."

5. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1915)
"From a clinical stand-point, however, this refractory state, or anergy—the term usually applied—is complete as far as ordinary infection is concerned, ..."

6. Glossary of HIV/Aids-related Terms edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"The lack of a reaction to these common antigens indicates anergy See also ... This inactivated state is known as anergy. See also CD4(T4) or CD4+Cells. ..."

7. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Anaphylaxis can also be passively transferred from mother to young. Under certain circumstances an allergic condition can be suppressed (anergy; ..."

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