derepress

verb de·re·press \ ˌdē-ri-ˈpres \

Definition of derepress

: to activate (a gene or enzyme) by releasing from a blocked state

derepression

play \-ˈpre-shən\ noun

First Known Use of derepress

1960

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derepress

transitive verb de·re·press \ ˌdē-ri-ˈpres \

medical Definition of derepress

: to activate (a gene or enzyme) by releasing from a blocked state

derepression

play \-ˈpresh-ən\ noun

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