Definition of Immunosuppressive

1. Noun. A drug that lowers the body's normal immune response.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to a substance that lowers the body's normal immune response and induces immunosuppression.
Partainyms: Immunosuppression

Definition of Immunosuppressive

1. Adjective. (pharmacology) Having the capability to suppress the immune system, capable of immunosuppression. ¹

2. Noun. (pharmacology) An agent which is capable of immunosuppression. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Immunosuppressive

1. 1. Denoting or inducing immunosuppression. Synonym: immunosuppressant. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Immunosuppressive

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Literary usage of Immunosuppressive

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"As smoking has an immunosuppressive effect, a possible role of smoking in UC ... The present study provides no evidence that the immunosuppressive effect of ..."

2. Xenotransplantation: International Policy Issues by Elettra Ronchi, N.Y) New York Academy of Sciences (Ne, New York Academy of Sciences, OECD (1999)
"The second approach to preventing graft rejection is to suppress the patient's immune system with immunosuppressive drugs. In l98l. the first randomised ..."

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