immunosuppressive

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immunosuppressive

[im-yuh-noh-suh-pres-iv, ih-myoo-] Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
capable of causing immunosuppression: immunosuppressive drugs.
noun
2.
Pharmacology. Also, immunosuppressor [im-yuh-noh-suh-pres-er, ih-myoo-] . any substance that results in or effects immunosuppression.

Origin:
1960–65; immuno- + suppressive

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immunosuppressive (ˌɪmjʊnəʊsəˈprɛsɪv)
 
n
1.  any drug used for immunosuppression
 
adj
2.  of or relating to such a drug
 
immunosup'pressant
 
n, —adj

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Example sentences
Surgery is usually required, although early stages may be treated with
  corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive drugs.
To date, no other immunosuppressive drugs have shown any significant benefits
  for scleroderma.
Corticosteroids, other immunosuppressive drugs, and fish oil have also been
  used to treat this disorder.
Thus, recipients do not need to take immunosuppressive drugs.
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