immunosuppression Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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immunosuppressionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɪm.jə.nəʊ.səˈpreʃ.ən/  us   /-noʊ-/ specialized
a ​situation in which the body's immune system is ​intentionallystopped from ​working, or is made less ​effective, usually by ​drugs, ​especially in ​order to ​help the ​bodyaccept an ​organ that has been taken from another person's ​body: High ​levels of immunosuppression are ​needed to ​preventrejection of ​transplantedtissue or ​organs.
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