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


preventing the rejection of a transplanted organ: antirejection drugs.

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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