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anergy

(ˈænədʒɪ)
n
1. lack of energy
2. (Physiology) immunol diminution or lack of immunity to an antigen
[from New Latin anergia, from an- + Greek ergon work]
anergic adj

anergy

1. a lack of strength.
2. the failure of the body to respond to an allergen or antigen.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anergy - reduction or lack of an immune response to a specific antigenanergy - reduction or lack of an immune response to a specific antigen
immunological disorder - a disorder of the immune system
2.anergy - inactivity and lack of energyanergy - inactivity and lack of energy  
inaction, inactiveness, inactivity - the state of being inactive
Translations

an·er·gy

n. anergia.
1. astenia, falta de energía;
2. reducción o falta de respuesta a un antígeno específico.

anergy

n anergia
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2016) Continuous inhibitory signaling by both SHP-1 and SHIP-1 pathways is required to maintain unresponsiveness of anergic B cells.
This causes the T-cells to die or become anergic (or inactive).
Blockade of programmed death receptor-1 signaling restores expression of mostly proinflammatory cytokines in anergic cytomegalovirus-specific T cells.
This disparity signals an important area for future scaleup, as annual follow--up TSTs can identify two high--risk groups that might benefit from IPT: 1) PLHIV who are severely immunocompromised and might have anergic TST reactions at enrollment and 2) PLHIV who are infected with TB after enrollment.
Protein purified derivative intradermal test on flexural area of forearm was anergic (0 mm).
Anergic CD8+ T lymphocytes have impaired NF-KB activation with defects in p65 phosphorylation and acetylation.
abortus (PrpA) that stimulates a transient anergic state of the immune system (Spera et al.
In our study involving only tinea corporis, we found certain uncommon variants like kerion-like tinea corporis, anergic form of tinea corporis in airborne contact dermatitis, (9) Majocchi's granuloma (10) and tinea imbricata caused by Trichophyton rubrum (11) (Figure 6).
Disseminated anergic cutaneous leishmaniasis: An autochthonous case in Texas and the Mexican States of Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon.
low/-] B cells are refractory to most stimulation suggesting that they use an anergic mechanism to be tolerized.
Most of these antigens have achieved a sensitivity and specificity of around 90%, and their recommendations are based on the existence of anergic animals, as well as increased antibody titres in more advanced stages of the disease (Faye et al.
After repeated activation, however, these cells become anergic and switch to a cytokine profile that inhibits antitumor immune responses and favors tumor progression (i.