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immunomodulator

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noun im·mu·no·mod·u·la·tor \ˌi-myə-nō-ˈmä-jə-ˌlā-tər, i-ˌmyü-nō-\

Definition of immunomodulator

  1. :  a substance that affects the functioning of the immune system

immunomodulatory

play \-ˈmä-jə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective


1977

First Known Use of immunomodulator

1977


Medical Dictionary

immunomodulator

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noun im·mu·no·mod·u·la·tor \-ˈmäj-ə-ˌlāt-ər\

Medical Definition of immunomodulator

  1. :  a chemical agent (as methotrexate or azathioprine) that modifies the immune response or the functioning of the immune system (as by the stimulation of antibody formation or the inhibition of white blood cell activity)

immunomodulatory

adjective



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