azathioprine

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

Definition of azathioprine 

: a purine antimetabolite C9H7N7O2S used especially as an immunosuppressant

First Known Use of azathioprine

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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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