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anamnestic

 [an″am-nes´tik]
1. pertaining to anamnesis.
2. aiding the memory.

an·am·nes·tic

(an'am-nes'tik),
1. Assisting the memory. Synonym(s): mnemonic
2. Relating to the medical history of a patient.
3. Related to boosting immunity by repeated vaccination.

anamnestic

/an·am·nes·tic/ (an″am-nes´tik)
1. pertaining to anamnesis.
2. aiding the memory.

anamnestic

[an′amnes′tik]
1 pertaining to amnesia or memory.
2 pertaining to the immunological memory and the immune response to an antigen to which immunocompetent cells have been exposed.
3 pertaining to the current or previous medical history of a patient.

an·am·nes·tic

(an'am-nes'tik)
1. Assisting the memory.
Synonym(s): mnemonic.
2. Relating to the medical history of a patient.

anamnestic

Of an immunological reaction that is enhanced by a repeated exposure to an ALLERGEN.

anamnestic

1. pertaining to anamnesis.
2. aiding the memory.

anamnestic response
a secondary immune response; occurs with a second or subsequent exposure to an antigen. The antibody or cell-mediated response is more rapid and greater than occurred following the primary exposure.
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It is not known whether an anamnestic response always occurs after antigen reexposure and whether the timing of the response is identical for all antigens.
For general remarks on the dialectical character of anamnestic reason see Memoria Passionis 215 57.
A relationship was found between the Anamnestic Dysfunction Index of grade II and clenching or grinding of teeth (Table 6).
These additional alloantibodies were likely present in his serum at presentation, although at titers too low for serologic detection, and became detectable after the multiunit transfusion triggered an anamnestic response (9).
Supportive of this principle is that a challenge dose of quadrivalent HPV vaccine at month 60 resulted in a rapid sharp rise, and anamnestic response likely due to the induction of immune memory mediated by memory B cells (36).
Anamnestic responses require on the order of 3 to 10 days, whereas primary alloimmunization requires at least 2 to 3 weeks (Figure 1).
In addition, IGRAs require only one patient visit, assess responses to multiple antigens simultaneously, do not boost anamnestic immune responses, provide results within a day and greatly reduce interreader variability.
The sweet secret of his heart ["zartes Geheimnis meines Herzens" (S 337)] is borne in memory, and it is because Ferdinand feels himself to be spiritually consubstantial with this anamnestic fantasy that the talking Turk's penetration of this secret is so threatening.
Can psychological traits predict the outcome of lumbar disc surgery when anamnestic and physiological risk factors are controlled for?
Describe the primary immune response to an antigenic challenge, and discuss the phenomenon known as an anamnestic response.
7) reported a marked difference not only in disialo- but also in trisialo-Tf between sera from selected controls who showed no clinical evidence of chronic alcohol abuse (social drinkers were included) and those with clear anamnestic, clinical, and laboratory evidence of chronic alcohol abuse (>50-80 g of ethanol per day).
In this situation, argues Huyssen, gazing at an object in the museum can give us a "sense of its opaque and impenetrable materiality as well as an anamnestic space" where we can understand "the transitoriness and differentiality of human cultures.