immunosuppressive drug

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Noun1.immunosuppressive drug - a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
mercaptopurine, Purinethol - a drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia
amethopterin, methotrexate, methotrexate sodium - toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
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The imunosuppressive influence of stress factors on the normal defense mechanisms of the organism (Razavi & Delvaux 2002) is presented as a possible mechanism of stress in cancerogenesis.
The imunosuppressive effect of Gamisanghyulyunbueum through inhibition of mitogen-activated protein kinase and nuclear factor activation in MOLT-4 cells.