azathioprine


aza·thi·o·prine

noun \ˌa-zə-ˈthī-ə-ˌprēn\

Definition of AZATHIOPRINE

:  a purine antimetabolite C9H7N7O2S used especially as an immunosuppressant

Origin of AZATHIOPRINE

aza- + thi- + purine
First Known Use: 1962

aza·thi·o·prine

noun \ˌaz-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌprēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AZATHIOPRINE

: a purine antimetabolite C9H7N7O2S that is used especially as an immunosuppressant—see imuran

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