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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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(Medicine) medical suppression of the body's immune system, esp in order to reduce the likelihood of rejection of a transplanted organ
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(ˌɪm yə noʊ səˈprɛʃ ən, ɪˌmyu-)

the inhibition of the normal immune response because of disease, the administration of drugs, or surgery.
im`mu•no•sup•press′, v.t. -pressed, -press•ing.
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Noun1.immunosuppression - lowering the body's normal immune response to invasion by foreign substances; can be deliberate (as in lowering the immune response to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ) or incidental (as a side effect of radiotherapy or chemotherapy for cancer)
immunological disorder - a disorder of the immune system
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[ɪˈmjʊːnəʊsəˈpreʃən] Ninmunosupresión f
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n inmunosupresión f
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Preclinical studies showed that treatment with ReLiver allows to effectively replace liver functions, decreasing mortality by three times, preventing and treating hepatic encephalopathy, and promoting liver regeneration, without the need of immunosuppression.
Healthcare company Sanofi (EURONEXT:SAN) (NASDAQ:SNY) reported on Wednesday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Cablivi (caplacizumab-yhdp) in combination with plasma exchange and immunosuppression for the treatment of acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP) in adults.
Food and Drug has approved Cablivi (caplacizumab-yhdp) in combination with plasma exchange and immunosuppression for the treatment of acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP) a rare blood disorder in adults.
Food and Drug Administration has approved Cablivi in combination with plasma exchange and immunosuppression for the treatment of acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in adults.
However, the outcomes and effects of donations from live and deceased donors are yet to be compared, and the surgical and immunosuppression techniques will be optimised in the future.
But high rejection rates and life-threatening complications from immunosuppression have limited the success of human intestinal transplantation.
To the Editor: Regulatory T-cells (Tregs), a subset of CD4+ T-cells, have the capacity to actively suppress immune responses and play a pivotal role in sepsis-induced immunosuppression.[1] B- and T-lymphocyte attenuator (BTLA) is a co-inhibitory receptor that is known to potently inhibit CD4+ T-cell function and to block prosurvival signaling in CD4+ T-cells.[2] Tregs constitutively express BTLA.