derepression

derepress

[dee-ri-pres]
verb (used with object) Genetics.
induce ( def 5 ).

Origin:
1960–65; de- + repress

derepression [dee-ri-presh-uhn] , noun
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derepression de·re·pres·sion (dē'rĭ-prěsh'ən)
n.
The activation of an operator gene by the deactivation of a repressor gene.


de're·press' (-prěs') v.
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