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express

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transitive verb ex·press \ik-ˈspres, ek-\

Medical Definition of express

  1. 1:  to make known or exhibit by an expression

  2. 2a:  to force out by pressure <express breast milk manually or by electric pump>b:  to subject to pressure so as to extract something <some pumps express one breast at a time—Paula Lynn Parks>

  3. 3:  to cause (a gene) to manifest its effects in the phenotype <a gene selectively expressed in lung tumors>; also :  to manifest or produce (a character, molecule, or effect) by a genetic process <individuals with the gene express symptoms of the disease> <differentially expressed proteins>





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