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cyclosporine

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noun cy·clo·spor·ine \ˌsī-klə-ˈspȯr-ən, -ˌēn\

Definition of cyclosporine

  1. :  an immunosuppressive polypeptide drug C62H111N11O12 obtained from various imperfect fungi and used especially to prevent rejection of organ transplants



Variants of cyclosporine

also cy·clo·spor·in play \-ˈspȯr-ən\

Origin of cyclosporine

International Scientific Vocabulary cycl- + spor- + 2-ine


First Known Use: 1976


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cyclosporine

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noun cy·clo·spor·ine \ˌsī-klə-ˈspȯr-ən, -ˌēn\

Medical Definition of cyclosporine

  1. :  a cyclosporin C62H111N11O12 used as an immunosuppressive drug especially to prevent rejection of transplanted organs




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