suppressibility

suppressibility

(səˈprɛsɪbɪlɪtɪ)
n
the capacity to be suppressed
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The nature of the circadian periodicity and suppressibility of immunoreactive ACTH levels in Addison's disease.
Dexamethasone suppressibility of BPC causing CS has been demonstrated previously in the literature.
Suppressibility of cortisol after dexamethasone is a sensitive test to assess the integrity of HPA axis (13-14) and more than one third of the patients had non-suppresible cortisol in this study.
In contrast, addition of KTZ, which was added to demonstrate suppressibility of testosterone production, failed to consistently induce such a decrease over a 48-hr culture period compared with basal levels of testosterone production (Figure 3).
Confirmation of the condition was established by impaired suppressibility of cortisol secretion by dexamethasone and increased excretion of cortisol in the urine.
While this cycle of relative suppressibility and release is characteristic of tics in TS, it can lead to confusion and misguided attempts on the part of parents and teachers to use discipline or conditioning to stop the tics (Packer, 1997).
Serum thyroid-stimulating antibody, thyroglobulin levels, and thyroid suppressibility measurement as predictors of the outcome of combined methimazole and triiodothyronine therapy in Graves' disease.
Confirmatory testing was done by means of volume expansion, using a 3-day high-salt diet to assess the suppressibility of aldosterone.
Suppressibility of the 2f1-f2 stimulated acoustic emissions in gerbil and man.
Nevertheless, suppressibility of cortisol after high dose dexamethasone had been shown in slowly growing bronchial carcinoids thereby rendering them difficult to differentiate from pituitary Cushing's disease (26).
Only subjects with plasma cortisol within the reference values at 800, 1700, and 2400, cortisol circadian rhythm with suppressibility by 1 mg of dexamethasone overnight, and normal inflammatory indexes and blood chemistry were included in the study.