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suppression sup·pres·sion (sə-prěsh'ən)
The act of suppressing or the state of being suppressed.
Conscious exclusion of unacceptable desires, thoughts, or memories from the mind.
The sudden arrest of the secretion of a fluid, such as urine or bile.
The checking or curtailing of an abnormal flow or discharge.
The effect of a second genetic mutation that reverses a phenotypic change that had been caused by a previous mutation at a different location on the chromosome.