antirejection

antirejection
adjective Date: 1968 used or tending to prevent organ or tissue transplant rejection <
antirejection drugs
>
<
antirejection treatment
>

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  • antirejection — ˌ adjective Etymology: anti (I) + rejection : used or tending to prevent organ or tissue transplant rejection antirejection drugs * * * /an tee ri jek sheuhn, an tuy /, adj. preventing the rejection of a transplanted organ: antirejection drugs.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • antirejection — /an tee ri jek sheuhn, an tuy /, adj. preventing the rejection of a transplanted organ: antirejection drugs. [l965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • antirejection — an·ti·re·jec·tion ri jek shən adj used or tending to prevent organ or tissue transplant rejection <antirejection drugs> …   Medical dictionary

  • antirejection — an•ti•re•jec•tion [[t]ˌæn ti rɪˈdʒɛk ʃən, ˌæn taɪ [/t]] adj. med preventing the rejection of a transplanted organ: antirejection drugs[/ex] • Etymology: l965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • antirejection — adjective Acting to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ or tissue …   Wiktionary

  • antirejection — an·ti·rejection …   English syllables

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