Medical Dictionary

repression

noun re·pres·sion \ri-ˈpresh-ən\

Medical Definition of REPRESSION

1
:  the action or process of repressing <gene repression>
2
a :  a process by which unacceptable desires or impulses are excluded from consciousness and left to operate in the unconscious—compare suppression c b :  an item so excluded

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