suppressive

adjective
sup·​pres·​sive | \ -ˈpres-iv How to pronounce suppressive (audio) \

Medical Definition of suppressive

: tending or serving to suppress something (as the symptoms of a disease) suppressive drugs

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suppressiveness noun

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“Suppressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/suppressive. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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