Cyclosporine definition

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An immunosuppressive drug obtained from certain soil fungi, used mainly to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs.
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A drug, produced by a fungus (Tolypocladium inflatum), that suppresses the T cells that reject foreign tissue after an organ transplant without suppressing other cells that fight infections and cancer.
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An immunosuppressive drug obtained from the soil fungus Tolypocladium inflatum, used to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs.
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A polypeptide obtained from any of various deuteromycete fungi, used as an immunosuppressive drug to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs.
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(pharmacology) A cyclic oligopeptide, obtained from soil fungi, used as an immunosuppressive drug after an organ transplant.
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Noun

Singular:
cyclosporine
Plural:
cyclosporines