suppression

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absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow amenia , amenorrhea , amenorrhoea
menstruation, abnormal suppression of amenorrhea
any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function antineoplastic , antineoplastic drug , cancer drug
antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow AZT , Retrovir , ZDV , zidovudine
difficulty in defecating (usually as a consequence of long continued voluntary suppression of the urge to defecate) dyschezia
omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences eclipsis , ellipsis
suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene epistasis , hypostasis
primary form of thrombocytopenia (rather than a shortage of platelets caused by with other conditions such as tuberculosis or chemical suppression of bone marrow etc.) essential thrombocytopenia
suppression of immune system immunosuppression
rebellion, suppression of pacification
any period of brutal suppression thought to resemble the Reign of Terror in France reign of terror
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