cyclosporine


cy·clo·spor·ine

noun \ˌsī-klə-ˈspr-ən, -ˌēn\

Definition of CYCLOSPORINE

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

Variants of CYCLOSPORINE

cy·clo·spor·ine also cy·clo·spor·in \-ˈspr-ən\

Origin of CYCLOSPORINE

International Scientific Vocabulary cycl- + spor- + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1976

cy·clo·spor·ine

noun \ˌsī-klə-ˈspr-ən, -ˌēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYCLOSPORINE

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

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