[ an-er-jee ]
/ ˈæn ər dʒi /
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Pathology. deficiency of energy.
Immunology. lack of immunity to an antigen.
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OTHER WORDS FROM anergya·ner·gic [a-nur-jik, an-er-], /æˈnɜr dʒɪk, ˈæn ər-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for anergy
He is certainly wrong in denying "negativism" to his anergic type.
Sex is important in determining the nature of the stupor, for he found the anergic type following mania in females only.
British Dictionary definitions for anergy
/ (ˈænədʒɪ) /
lack of energy
immunol diminution or lack of immunity to an antigen
Derived forms of anergyanergic (æˈnɜːdʒɪk), adjective
Word Origin for anergy
from New Latin anergia, from an- + Greek ergon work
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Medical definitions for anergy
[ ăn′ər-jē ]
Absence of sensitivity to substances that would normally elicit an antigenic response.
Other words from anergyan•er′gic (ă-nûr′jĭk, ăn′ər-) adj.
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