biological response modifier


noun Biochemistry, Pharmacology.

a therapeutic substance that is produced naturally or synthesized as a drug to stimulate the body's immune defense against disease or infection.Abbreviation: BRM

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Medical definitions for biological response modifier

biological response modifier

n.

A substance, such as interferon, that is produced naturally or manufactured as a drug designed to strengthen, direct, or restore the body's immune response against infection or cancer.
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