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Definition of "immunosuppressive" [immunosuppressive]

  • Having the capability to suppress the immune system, capable of immunosuppression. (adjective)
  • An agent which is capable of immunosuppression. (noun)

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Use "immunosuppressive" in a sentence
  • "For example, failure to appreciate that elevation of ACE level is genetically determined in an affected individual may lead to false diagnosis of neurosarcoidosis and consequently to unnecessary long-term immunosuppressive treatment The study was approved by the Institutional Review Boards of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Chicago."
  • "The decision on transplantation was driven, in part, by realistic concern about the patient's inability to pay for long-term immunosuppressive therapy and to support himself during recovery."
  • "Therefore, it also seeks to reduce the unacknowledged iatrogenesis that results from inappropriately over-utilized treatments such as immunosuppressive steroids, psychotropic drugs, antibiotics, and unnecessary surgeries."