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immunosuppression

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noun im·mu·no·sup·pres·sion \-sə-ˈpre-shən\

Definition of immunosuppression

  1. :  suppression (as by drugs) of natural immune responses

im·mu·no·sup·press play \-sə-ˈpres\ transitive verb
im·mu·no·sup·pres·sant play \-ˈpre-sənt\ noun or adjective
im·mu·no·sup·pres·sive play \-ˈpre-siv\ adjective


1963

First Known Use of immunosuppression

1963


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immunosuppression

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noun im·mu·no·sup·pres·sion \-sə-ˈpresh-ən\

Medical Definition of immunosuppression

  1. :  suppression (as by drugs) of natural immune responses




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