immunosuppress

[im-yuh-noh-suh-pres, ih-myoo-]

verb (used with or without object)

to suppress the normal immune response.

Nearby words

  1. immunopotentiator,
  2. immunoprecipitation,
  3. immunoproliferative disorder,
  4. immunoreaction,
  5. immunosorbent,
  6. immunosuppressant,
  7. immunosuppression,
  8. immunosuppressive,
  9. immunotherapy,
  10. immunotoxin

Origin of immunosuppress

1965–70; back formation from immunosuppression or immunosuppressive

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