Organ vs Tacrolimus - What's the difference?

organ | tacrolimus |

As nouns the difference between organ and tacrolimus

is that organ is organ while tacrolimus is an immunosuppressive drug used mainly after organ transplantation.



(wikipedia organ) (Pipe organ)


(en noun)
  • A largest part of an organism, composed of tissues that perform similar functions.
  • (by extension) A body of an organization dedicated to the performing of certain functions.
  • (musical instruments) A musical instrument that has multiple pipes which play when a key is pressed (the pipe organ), or an electronic instrument designed to replicate such.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ , the clustered lights, […], the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts.}}
  • An official magazine, newsletter, or similar publication of an organization.
  • A species of cactus ().
  • (slang) The penis.
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * barrel organ * house organ * internal organ * mouth organ * pipe organ * sense organ * sex organ * storage organ * swell organ * vital organ


    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To supply with an organ or organs; to fit with organs.
  • * Bishop Mannyngham
  • Thou art elemented and organed for other apprehensions.


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  • An immunosuppressive drug used mainly after organ transplantation.
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  • , passage=Itoh, S. & Navia, M. A. Structure comparison of native and mutant human recombinant FKBP12 complexes with the immunosuppressant drug FK506 (tacrolimus ) . }}


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    *macrolide *immunomodulator