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suppress

(sə-prĕs′)
v.
1. To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
2. To deliberately exclude unacceptable desires or thoughts from the mind.
3. To reduce the incidence or severity of a condition or symptom.

suppress

(sŭ-pres′) [L. suppressus, pressed down, fr. supprimere, to press down]
1. To hold in check or inhibit, e.g., as a suppressive therapy for a chronic infection.
2. In psychology, to exclude from consciousness.
suppressive (-pres′iv), adjective
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The adjusted odds of death from sepsis due to a suppressed immune state (odds ratio, 1.21) was significantly lower for these 45 hospitals analyzed as a group relative to that for the patients at the 15 hospitals in the first quartile (P = 0.004 for difference).
"Supreme Court's decision on SC/ST Protection Act would not be able to provide justice to the suppressed people, and those accused and deserving of punishment would be saved.
With the arrow pointed at the "S" it is ready for suppressed use.
Specialist HIV company ViiV Healthcare on Wednesday updated the results of its 24-week data in virologically suppressed adults with HIV-1 (n=274) who switched treatment from an antiretroviral therapy (ART) to the once-daily, fixed-dose dolutegravir-based regimen, Triumeq .
In a small prospective study, TSH was adequately suppressed without dose adjustments in 39% of 36 pregnancies in 28 women.
We used SilviScan analysis and tracheid measurement to evaluate the effect of suppressed growth on the fundamental properties of wood fiber.
Says a nutrition expert at London's Imperial College, Professor Steve Bloom: "We should be able to control appetite within five to 10 years." The scientists isolated an appetite suppressing hormone, dubbed obestatin, which, when injected into rats, suppressed food intake by about 50% compared with rats not given the hormone.
They found that the extent to which melatonin production was suppressed depended on the magnitude of the light intensity that the rats were exposed to during the dark phase.
This is the liberation of suppressed women, marginalized by biblical authors, editors, and redactors, finding their own voices in today's world.
In our measurement with the correlation spectrometer the effect of electron backscattering will be even more suppressed because the backscattered electrons will be reflected again from the magnetic plug with probability about 80%.
The trial court suppressed Seibert's first statement because she had not been advised of the Miranda warnings prior to her custodial interrogation, but allowed her second statement to be used against her, relying on the U.S.
(1) In another, combinations of some of Rebound's components suppressed acetaldehyde levels in mice that had been injected with alcohol.