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immunosuppressive

[ im-yuh-noh-suh-pres-iv, ih-myoo- ]
/ 藢瑟m y蓹 no蕣 s蓹藞pr蓻s 瑟v, 瑟藢myu- /
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adjective
capable of causing immunosuppression: immunosuppressive drugs.
noun
Pharmacology.Also im路mu路no路sup路pres路sor [im-yuh-noh-suh-pres-er, ih-myoo-]. /藢瑟m y蓹 no蕣 s蓹藞pr蓻s 蓹r, 瑟藢myu-/. any substance that results in or effects immunosuppression.
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Origin of immunosuppressive

First recorded in 1960鈥65; immuno- + suppressive
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British Dictionary definitions for immunosuppressive

immunosuppressive
/ (藢瑟mj蕣n蓹蕣s蓹藞pr蓻s瑟v) /

noun
any drug used for immunosuppression
adjective
of or relating to such a drug

Derived forms of immunosuppressive

immunosuppressant, noun, adjective
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