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 (ĭm′yə-nō-sə-prĕsh′ən, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
Suppression of the immune response, as by drugs or radiation, in order to prevent the rejection of grafts or transplants or to control autoimmune diseases. Also called immunodepression.

im′mu·no·sup·pres′sant (-prĕs′ənt) n.
im′mu·no·sup·pressed′ (-prĕst′) adj.
im′mu·no·sup·pres′sive adj.
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Adj.1.immunosuppressed - of persons whose immune response is inadequate


adj inmunosuprimido
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In the study, HER2-expresing tumor cells from breast, gastric and ovarian cancers were subcutaneously implanted into immunosuppressed mice to develop tumors up to certain volume (about 114 mm3).
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According to researchers at Children's Hospital Bostonand the Immune Disease Institute (IDI), the immune system subdues the virus by watching for a single viral protein called LMP1, knowledge that has already helped suggest two new treatments for the EBV-fueled cancers seen in some immunosuppressed patients.
Moreover, two potential reservoirs in Western societies have been proposed: farm and wild animals, particularly swine and game, and chronically immunosuppressed patients, who can carry high viral loads.
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