- capable of causing immunosuppression: immunosuppressive drugs.
- Pharmacology. Also im·mu·no·sup·pres·sor [im-yuh-noh-suh-pres-er, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ səˈprɛs ər, ɪˌmyu-/. any substance that results in or effects immunosuppression.
Origin of immunosuppressive
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- any drug used for immunosuppression
- of or relating to such a drug