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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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Both PC (at 8 a.m.) and 24h-UFC values were higher and not suppressible after an overnight 1 mg DXM test, suggesting CS diagnosis.
If the morning cortisol is less than 5 mcg/ dL, or if there is more than a 50% decrease in the baseline morning cortisol then cortisol production is considered suppressible.(5) Pituitary Cushing's Disease is only somewhat resistant to feedback inhibition whereas ectopic tumors producing ACTH are usually completely resistant to feedback inhibition.
It is important to note, however, that in at least some circuits, identity evidence seized illegally is suppressible. Compare United States v.
Then there is your inner voice that declares a barely suppressible 'result!' when an intermediary letter receives a positive response.
Had this fire occurred in the senescent scrub habitat where fuel loads are high, the fire may not have been suppressible. Our intent is to take this collected data to residents in public meetings and in individual consultations to demonstrate the seriousness of the fire danger situation.
A Chinese medical paradigm based on "humors" inherent in the concept of tonic food, combined with the well-understood cultural symbolism of distinction and prestige associated with conspicuous consumption, has lent weight to the demand for rare and exotic animals perceived to be "pure," "safe," and "virile." Since this rising demand is not likely to be suppressible, regulated production of these animals is needed to make them safe.
The examination of these items at a later date does not make the evidence suppressible. (91)
* Was the incident suppressible? (7) Could patrol or a proactive street-crime unit have prevented the incident?
Easterbrook, however, assumes that the prosecutor will make her decision of what to offer and accept based on the state's interests in optimizing deterrence.(184) In the second scenario, involving the potentially suppressible evidence, the prosecutor clearly acts within bounds in anticipating the possibility that her case will be weakened.
Finally, to say that conjecture is not suppressible is to assert it as a natural act; and the text goes even further, laying down that conjecture may itself not allow for formalization or articulation -- conjecture is "mute": "no one learns to be a connoisseur or diagnostician by restricting himself to practicing only preexistent rules" because "instinct, insight and intuition" (my emphasis) are presupposed when conjecture is activated as historical thinking.
The date and time and disclaimer are suppressible by modifying the setup.
463, 499 & n.3 (1966) (Stewart, J., dissenting), he underscored that his standard permitted suppression of only what "the almost universal judgment of our society" "has long" deemed suppressible. Id.