an heirloom dried bean that is red and white and sweet-tasting
The anasazi bean is sweet and reputedly causes less flatulence and is widely used in southwestern recipes like chili, soups, and for refried beans.
Named after the Anasazi cliff dwelling people of the desert Southwest; settlers found the bean in the Anasazi ruins in the early 1900s.
any member of an extinct order, Anaspida, of small, freshwater jawless fishes of the Silurian and Devonian periods, characterized by a single nostril, narrow rows of scales, and, usually, an armor-plated head.
anaphylatoxin anaphylatoxin an·a·phyl·a·tox·in or an·a·phyl·o·tox·in (ān’ə-fĭl’ə-tŏk’sĭn) n. A substance that may cause the release of histamine and other compounds that cause hypersensitivity, thus triggering some or all of the symptoms of anaphylaxis.
- Anaphylactoid shock
anaphylactoid shock anaphylactoid shock n. A reaction similar to anaphylactic shock but not requiring the incubation period characteristic of induced sensitivity and unrelated to antibody-antigen reactions.
- Anaphylactoid purpura
anaphylactoid purpura anaphylactoid purpura n. See allergic purpura. See Henoch-Schönlein purpura.