azathioprine

noun aza·thi·o·prine \ ˌa-zə-ˈthī-ə-ˌprēn \

Definition of azathioprine

: a purine antimetabolite C9H7N7O2S used especially as an immunosuppressant

Origin and Etymology of azathioprine

aza- + thi- + purine


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azathioprine

noun aza·thi·o·prine \ ˌaz-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌprēn \

medical Definition of azathioprine

: a purine antimetabolite C9H7N7O2S that is used especially as an immunosuppressant — see imuran

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