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immunosuppressive

Definitions

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  • adj. Having the capability to suppress the immune system, capable of immunosuppression.
  • n. An agent which is capable of immunosuppression.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a substance that lowers the body's normal immune response and induces immunosuppression
  • n. a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response

Etymologies

From immuno- +‎ suppressive. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For example, failure to appreciate that elevation of ACE level is genetically determined in an affected individual may lead to false diagnosis of neurosarcoidosis and consequently to unnecessary long-term immunosuppressive treatment The study was approved by the Institutional Review Boards of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Chicago.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • The decision on transplantation was driven, in part, by realistic concern about the patient's inability to pay for long-term immunosuppressive therapy and to support himself during recovery.

    Bleeding Heartland - Front Page

  • Therefore, it also seeks to reduce the unacknowledged iatrogenesis that results from inappropriately over-utilized treatments such as immunosuppressive steroids, psychotropic drugs, antibiotics, and unnecessary surgeries.

    Larry Malerba, D.O. : What Is the 'Green' Medicine Revolution? (Part III)

  • "If someone has severe eczema, psoriasis, or other problematic skin conditions, different treatments such as immunosuppressive drugs or creams have a host of risk factors to consider.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The company said the drug, which was given to patients with the relapsing form of MS, was safe and well-tolerated without immunosuppressive effects.

    Teva MS Drug Clears Key Hurdle

  • Other immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclosporin which allows for the use of less steroid but is a powerful drug that absolutely affects the patient's immune system.

    Dr. Richard Palmquist: Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

  • It wasn't until 1951 that immunosuppressive drugs were even used to help transplant patients.

    Melissa Carter: Conversation With a Dying Man

  • Effect of immunosuppressive therapy on recovery from ischemia/reperfusion

    Basic Biliary Atresia Research

  • To prevent rejection, your child must take immunosuppressive medication.

    Lung Transplant

  • Hand transplantation has come a long way since the first one was carried out in Ecuador in 1964 before the development of modern immunosuppressive therapy.

    California mom to show off newly transplanted hand

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