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vt ex·press \ik-ˈspres, ek-\

Medical Definition of EXPRESS

:  to make known or exhibit by an expression
a :  to force out by pressure <express 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>
:  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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