[ an-tee-ri-jek-shuh n, an-tahy‐ ]
/ ˌæn ti rɪˈdʒɛk ʃən, ˌæn taɪ‐ /


preventing the rejection of a transplanted organ: antirejection drugs.

Nearby words

  1. antiracism,
  2. antiradical,
  3. antirecessionary,
  4. antireflection coating,
  5. antireflexive,
  6. antireligious,
  7. antiremonstrant,
  8. antirent,
  9. antirepublican,
  10. antiresonance

Origin of antirejection

l965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Science definitions for antirejection


[ ăn′tē-rĭ-jĕkshən, ăn′tī- ]

Preventing rejection of a transplanted tissue or organ, as a drug or treatment.
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