Definition of “CYP” - English Dictionary

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“CYP” in British English

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CYPnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌsiː.waɪˈpiː/ us /ˈsiːˌwaɪˈpiː/ 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 works

(Definition of “CYP” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)