Medical Dictionary

suppress

vt sup·press \sə-ˈpres\

Medical Definition of SUPPRESS

1
:  to exclude from consciousness <suppressed anxiety>
2
:  to restrain from a usual course or action <suppress a cough>
3
:  inhibit 2 <suppresses the human immune response—Josie Glausiusz>; especially :  to inhibit the genetic expression of <suppress a mutation>
sup·press·ibil·i·ty \-ˌpres-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural sup·press·ibil·i·ties
sup·press·ible \-ˈpres-ə-bəl\ adjective
April 26, 2015
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excessively ornate or intricate
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