a cytotoxic purine analog, C 9 H 7 N 7 O 2 S, used as an immunosuppressive in organ transplantations and in rheumatoid arthritis and connective tissue disorders.
a synthetic drug that suppresses the normal immune responses of the body and is administered orally during and after organ transplantation and also in certain types of autoimmune disease. Formula: C9H7N7O2S
azathioprine az·a·thi·o·prine (āz’ə-thī’ə-prēn’)
An immunosuppressive agent used especially to prevent organ rejection in kidney transplant recipients.
the demon or place in the wilderness to which the scapegoat is released in an atonement ritual. Lev. 16:8, 10, 26. the scapegoat itself. Historical Examples The sending of the scape-goat to Azazel marked the abomination in which this lascivious cult was held. History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz The rabbis […]
azaziah whom Jehovah strengthened. (1.) One of the Levitical harpers in the temple (1 Chr. 15:21). (2.) The father of Hoshea, who was made ruler over the Ephraimites (1 Chr. 27:20). (3.) One who had charge of the temple offerings (2 Chr. 31:13).
noun another name for Aïr
a city in central Mexico: suburb of Mexico City; a cultural center during the pre-Columbian period.