cyclosporin

noun

cy·​clo·​spor·​in ˌsī-klə-ˈspȯr-ᵊn How to pronounce cyclosporin (audio)
: any of a group of cyclic polypeptides with immunosuppressive properties that are obtained as metabolites from various imperfect fungi or are prepared synthetically
especially : cyclosporine

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“Cyclosporin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cyclosporin. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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