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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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30] It stimulates the alveolar macrophages for an inflammatory response and also suppresses the antigen presentation function to develop a specific immune response, thereby causing T cell anergy.
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sup][7],[21] mTOR inhibition by rapamycin induces CD4[sup]+ T-cell anergy and/or differentiation into FoxP3[sup]+ regulatory T-cells and attenuates mTOR kinase signaling in regulating CD8[sup]+ T-cell trafficking.
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