immunosuppressed immunosuppressed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of persons whose immune response is inadequate

Usage(s):

  • GERM WARFARE Scientists studying the Epstein-Barr virus in immunosuppressed patients may have figured out how viruses are linked to tumors.

Quotes

  • "We're doing this experiment because many astronauts are immunosuppressed during flight. Their T-cells stop working in microgravity," says Hughes-Fulford, who is also an adjunct professor of medicine at the University of California, San...
    on Sep 1, 2006 By: Millie Hughes-Fulford Source: Medical News Today (press release)

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