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ANA

abbr.
antinuclear antibody

an·a 1

 (ăn′ə, ä′nə)
n. pl. ana or an·as
1. A collection of various materials that reflect the character of a person or place: definitive ana of the early American West.
2. An item in such a collection.

[From New Latin -āna, as in titles of such collections; see -ana.]

an·a 2

 (ăn′ə)
adv.
Both in the same quantity; of each. Used to refer to ingredients in prescriptions.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Greek, at the rate of; see an- in Indo-European roots.]

ana

(ˈeɪnə; ˈɑːnə)
adv
(Pharmacology) pharmacol obsolete (of ingredients in a prescription) in equal quantities. Abbreviation: aa
[C16: via Medieval Latin from Greek: of every one similarly]

ana

(ˈɑːnə)
n
1. a collection of reminiscences, sketches, etc, of or about a person or place
2. an item of or for such a collection
[C18: independent use of -ana]

Ana

(ˈænə)
n
(Sociology)
a. a name for anorexia, esp when used as a personification of the disease by its sufferers
b. a person who identifies himself or herself as an anorexic
adj
(Sociology) anorexic
[C21: a play on the word anorexia and the girl's name Anna]

ANA

abbreviation for
(Commerce) Article Number Association: (in Britain) an organization of manufacturers, retailers, and wholesalers that provides a system (article numbering) by which a product is identified by a unique machine-readable number compatible with article-numbering systems used in other countries

an•a

(ˈæn ə, ˈɑ nə)

n.
1. a collection of miscellaneous information about a subject, person, place, or thing.
2. an item in such a collection, as an anecdote.
[1720–30; independent use of -ana]

ana-

a prefix occurring orig. in verbs and verbal derivatives borrowed from Greek, usu. denoting upward or backward motion ( anadromous), completion ( analysis; anatomy), or repetition (anamorphosis).
Also, before a vowel, an-.
[< Greek, comb. form of aná]

-ana

or -iana

a suffix that forms collective nouns denoting an assembly of items representative of or associated with the place, person, or period named by the stem: Americana; Shakespeareana; Victoriana.
[< Latin, neuter pl. of -ānus -an1]

ANA

or A.N.A.,

1. American Newspaper Association.
2. American Nurses Association.
3. Association of National Advertisers.

ana

a collection of memoirs, anecdotes, etc.; a miscellany.
See also: Collections and Collecting

Ana

 a collection of the sayings of a person, 1727; literary gossip.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ana - mother of the ancient Irish gods; sometimes identified with Danu
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
2.ANA - a collection of anecdotes about a person or placeana - a collection of anecdotes about a person or place
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Translations

ANA

[ˌeɪɛnˈeɪ] n abbr
(=American Newspaper Association)
(=American Nurses Association)anabolic steroid [ˌænəˌbɒlɪkˈstɛrɔɪd] nstéroïde m anabolisant

ANA

abbr antinuclear antibody. V. antibody.
References in classic literature ?
But all the while the Morisco Christian was telling her strange story, an elderly pilgrim, who had come on board of the galley at the same time as the viceroy, kept his eyes fixed upon her; and the instant she ceased speaking he threw himself at her feet, and embracing them said in a voice broken by sobs and sighs, "O Ana Felix, my unhappy daughter, I am thy father Ricote, come back to look for thee, unable to live without thee, my soul that thou art
She is Ana Felix, surnamed Ricote, celebrated as much for her own beauty as for my wealth.
I know Ricote well," said Sancho at this, "and I know too that what he says about Ana Felix being his daughter is true; but as to those other particulars about going and coming, and having good or bad intentions, I say nothing.
While all present stood amazed at this strange occurrence the general said, "At any rate your tears will not allow me to keep my oath; live, fair Ana Felix, all the years that heaven has allotted you; but these rash insolent fellows must pay the penalty of the crime they have committed;" and with that he gave orders to have the two Turks who had killed his two soldiers hanged at once at the yard-arm.
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This includes ANA NurseSpace, the online networking site for nursing professionals.
Ana lugged the milk back to where Mama was frying eggs in the cooking shelter, then grabbed some bread and wandered up to the road.
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