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suppressor

noun sup·pres·sor \-ˈpre-sər\

Definition of SUPPRESSOR

:  one that suppresses; especially :  a mutant gene that suppresses the expression of another nonallelic mutant gene when both are present

First Known Use of SUPPRESSOR

1560

suppressor

noun sup·pres·sor \-ˈpres-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUPPRESSOR

:  one that suppresses; especially :  a mutant gene that suppresses the expression of another nonallelic mutant gene when both are present

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