azathioprine
noun Etymology: aza- + thi- + purine Date: 1962 a purine antimetabolite C9H7N7O2S used especially as an immunosuppressant

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  • Azathioprine — formule de structure de l azathioprine Général Nom IUPAC 6 [(1 méthyl 4 nit …   Wikipédia en Français

  • azathioprine — ● azathioprine nom féminin Antimétabolite dérivé de la mercaptopurine, utilisé comme immunodépresseur dans les transplantations d organes et les maladies auto immunes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • azathioprine — [az΄ə thī′ə prēn΄] n. [aza (< AZO ) + THIO + P(U)RINE] an immunosuppressive drug, C9H7N7O2S, used to prevent rejections in transplant surgery …   English World dictionary

  • Azathioprine — Drugbox IUPAC name = 6 (3 methyl 5 nitro imidazol 4 yl)sulfanyl 7 H purine width=200 CAS number=446 86 6 ChemSpiderID=2178 ATC prefix=L04 ATC suffix=AX01 ATC supplemental= PubChem=2265 DrugBank=APRD00811 C=9 | H=7 | N=7 | O=2 | S=1 molecular… …   Wikipedia

  • azathioprine — /az euh thuy euh preen /, n. Pharm. a cytotoxic purine analog, C9H7N7O2S, used as an immunosuppressive in organ transplantations and in rheumatoid arthritis and connective tissue disorders. [1960 65; coinage appar. based on imidazol, THIO , and… …   Universalium

  • azathioprine — A derivative of 6 mercaptopurine, used as a cytotoxic and immunosuppressive agent in organ transplantation and in the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as hemolytic anemias, systemic …   Medical dictionary

  • azathioprine — n. an immunosuppressant drug, used mainly to aid the survival of organ or tissue transplants. It may also be used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (see disease modifying antirheumatic drug) and myasthenia gravis. Azathioprine may damage… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • azathioprine — noun an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ • Syn: ↑Imuran • Usage Domain: ↑trademark (for: ↑Imuran) • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • azathioprine — noun A particular immunosuppressant …   Wiktionary

  • azathioprine — aza·thi·o·prine …   English syllables

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