tacrolimus

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ta·cro·li·mus

 (tə-krō′lə-məs)
n.
An immunosuppressive drug produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces tsukubaensis, C44H69NO12, used in combination with corticosteroids to prevent rejection of organ transplants.

[t(sukubaensis), specific epithet (after Mount Tsukuba, Japan, near which the actinomycete was discovered) + (m)acrol(ide) im(m)u(no)s(uppressant).]
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tacrolimus

n tacrolimus m, tacrolimús m (INN)
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Tacrolimus, also known as fujimycin or FK506, is an immunosuppressive drug used mainly after allogeneic organ transplant to lower the risk of organ rejection.