Immunosuppressant



immunosuppressant im·mu·no·sup·pres·sant (ĭm’yə-nō-sə-prěs’ənt, ĭ-myōō’-)
n.
An agent that suppresses the body’s immune response.

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    [im-yuh-noh-suh-pres, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ səˈprɛs, ɪˌmyu-/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to suppress the normal immune response. [im-yuh-noh-suh-presh-uh n, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ səˈprɛʃ ən, ɪˌmyu-/ noun, Pathology. 1. the inhibition of the normal immune response because of disease, the administration of drugs, or surgery. /ˌɪmjʊnəʊsəˈprɛʃən/ noun 1. medical suppression of the […]

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    [im-yuh-noh-suh-presh-uh n, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ səˈprɛʃ ən, ɪˌmyu-/ noun, Pathology. 1. the inhibition of the normal immune response because of disease, the administration of drugs, or surgery. /ˌɪmjʊnəʊsəˈprɛʃən/ noun 1. medical suppression of the body’s immune system, esp in order to reduce the likelihood of rejection of a transplanted organ immunosuppression im·mu·no·sup·pres·sion (ĭm’yə-nō-sə-prěsh’ən, ĭ-myōō’-) […]



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    [im-yuh-noh-ther-uh-pee, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊˈθɛr ə pi, ɪˌmyu-/ noun, plural immunotherapies. 1. treatment designed to produce immunity to a disease or enhance the resistance of the immune system to an active disease process, as cancer. /ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ/ noun 1. (med) the treatment of disease by stimulating the body’s production of antibodies immunotherapy im·mu·no·ther·a·py (ĭm’yə-nō-thěr’ə-pē, ĭ-myōō’-) n. […]



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