[ 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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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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