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CYP

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌsiː.waɪˈpiː/ us    /ˈsiːˌwɑɪˈpiː/ specialized
abbreviation for cytochrome P450: a large group of enzymes that change drugs that are taken into the body, eventually getting rid of them from the body. They may affect how well a particular drug worksSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of CYP from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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