anergy

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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
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anergy

1. a lack of strength.
2. the failure of the body to respond to an allergen or antigen.
See also: Disease and Illness
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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
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Translations

an·er·gy

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

n anergia
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References in periodicals archive ?
(2013) Excess CD40L does not rescue anti-DNA B cells from clonal anergy. F1000Res.
[13] Jones LA, Chin LT,Merriam GR, Nelson LM,Kruisbeck AM (1990) Failure of clonal deletion in neonatally thymectomized mice: tolerance is preserved through clonal anergy. J Exp Med 172:1277-1285
The mechanism of oral desensitization of food allergy is considered to be clonal depletion, clonal anergy, active suppression and production of blocking antibody (20).