suppressant

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noun sup·pres·sant \sə-ˈpre-sənt\

Definition of suppressant

  1. :  an agent (as a drug) that tends to suppress or reduce in intensity rather than eliminate something

1942

First Known Use of suppressant

1942


SUPPRESSANT Defined for English Language Learners

suppressant

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noun sup·pres·sant \sə-ˈpre-sənt\

Definition of suppressant for English Language Learners

  • : a drug that prevents or controls something


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suppressant

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adjective sup·press·ant \sə-ˈpres-ənt\

Medical Definition of suppressant


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suppressant

noun sup·pres·sant

Medical Definition of suppressant

  1. :  an agent (as a drug) that tends to suppress or reduce in intensity rather than eliminate something <a cough suppressant>


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