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Synonyms of immunosuppression

Noun


1. immunosuppression, immunological disorder

usage: lowering the body's normal immune response to invasion by foreign substances; can be deliberate (as in lowering the immune response to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ) or incidental (as a side effect of radiotherapy or chemotherapy for cancer)

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