immunomodulator


im·mu·no·mod·u·la·tor

noun \ˌi-myə-nō-ˈmä-jə-ˌlā-tər, i-ˌmyü-nō-\

Definition of IMMUNOMODULATOR

:  a substance that affects the functioning of the immune system
im·mu·no·mod·u·la·to·ry \-ˈmä-jə-lə-ˌtr-ē\ adjective

First Known Use of IMMUNOMODULATOR

1977

im·mu·no·mod·u·la·tor

noun \-ˈmäj-ə-ˌlāt-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IMMUNOMODULATOR

: 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)
im·mu·no·mod·u·la·to·ry adjective

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