Immunosuppression meaning

ĭm'yə-nō-sə-prĕsh'ən, ĭ-myo͝o'-
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.
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The inactivation of a specific antibody by various agents, thus permitting the acceptance of a foreign substance, as a transplant, by an organism.
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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.
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Suppression of the body's immune response, as by drugs or radiation, in order to prevent the rejection of grafts or transplants or to treat autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus.
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(immunology, medicine) The active medical suppression of the immune response.
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Origin of immunosuppression