ana





This
ROOT-WORD is the Prefix ANA. It has several important meanings. 1) UP as in No.4, ANAcatharsis. 2) BACK as in No. 7, ANAchronism. 3) AGAIN as in No.11, ANAlpsis, be well again. 4) EXCESSIVE, TOO MUCH as in No. 8, ANAcusia, quite deaf.


1. Anabasis : ANA basis (a nab’ a sis) n.

A journey upward; a military advance


2. Anabiosis : ANA biosis (an a bie o’ sis) n.

The state of suspended animation


3. Anabiotic : ANA biotic (an a bie ot’ ik) adj.

Relating to anabiosis


4. Anacatharsis : ANA catharsis (an a ka thar’ sis) n.

Severe vomiting


5. Anacephalize : ANA cephalize (an a sef’ a lize) v.

To review; recapitulate


6. Anachorism : ANA chorism (a nak’ o riz um) n.

A thing out of place in terms of geography


7. Anachronism : ANA chronism (a nak’ ro niz um) n.

An error in order of time


8. Anacusia : ANA cusia (an a kue’ zhi a) n.

Complete deafness


9. Anadipsia : ANA dipsia (an a dip’ si a) n.

Excessive desire to drink


10. Anagenesis : ANA genesis (an a jen’ e sis) n.

Restoration of tissue


11. Analeptic : ANA leptic (an al ep’ tik) adj.

Restorative; giving strength


12. Analogy : ANA logy (a nal’ o jee) n.

A resemblance between two situations


13. Analogue : ANA logue (an’ al og) n.

A situation which corresponds to another


14. Analogous : ANA logous (a nal’ o gus) adj.

Corresponding to; as, an analogous case


15. Anagram : ANA gram (an’ a gram) n.

A word formed from the scrambled letters of another word


16. Analyze : ANA lyze (an’ al ize) v.

Examine all elements; as, analyze a word


17. Analysis : ANA lysis (a nal’ i sis) n.

Separation into elements


18. Analytic : ANA lytic (an al it’ ik) adj.

Treating of analysis


19. Analytically : ANA lytically (an al it’ i k’l lee) adv.

In the manner of analysis


20. Ananym : ANA nym (an’ a nim) n.

The spelling of a name backward for use as a pseudonym; as, MR. Draw for Mr. Ward



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