- Pathology. deficiency of energy.
- Immunology. lack of immunity to an antigen.
Origin of anergy
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- lack of energy
- immunol diminution or lack of immunity to an antigen
Word Origin for anergy
from New Latin anergia, from an- + Greek ergon work
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- Absence of sensitivity to substances that would normally elicit an antigenic response.
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