antirejection

adjective
an·​ti·​re·​jec·​tion | \ ˌan-tē-ri-ˈjek-shən, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antirejection (audio) \

Definition of antirejection

: used or tending to prevent organ or tissue transplant rejection antirejection drugs antirejection treatment

First Known Use of antirejection

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Antirejection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antirejection. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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antirejection

adjective
an·​ti·​re·​jec·​tion | \ -ri-ˈjek-shən How to pronounce antirejection (audio) \

Medical Definition of antirejection

: used or tending to prevent organ or tissue transplant rejection antirejection drugs

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