Gr. ana = "excessive", phylaxis = “protection”. Used to describe the excessive immunological reaction of the body to an antigen. source

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Anaplasma phagocytophilum

Gr. an-  = without, and plasma  = shape, phagocyte + L. phile = loving. A species of tickborne bacteria that causes human granulocytic anaplasmosis, Anaplasma phagocytophilum (named for its affinity for growing…

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