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suppress

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transitive verb sup·press \sə-ˈpres\

Medical Definition of suppress

  1. 1:  to exclude from consciousness <suppressed anxiety>

  2. 2:  to restrain from a usual course or action <suppress a cough>

  3. 3:  inhibit 2 <suppresses the human immune response—Josie Glausiusz>; especially :  to inhibit the genetic expression of <suppress a mutation>

suppressibility \-ˌpres-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun plural suppressibilities
suppressible \-ˈpres-ə-bəl\play adjective




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