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sup·pres·sion

 (sə-prĕsh′ən)
n.
1. The act of suppressing.
2. The state of being suppressed.
3. Psychiatry Conscious exclusion of unacceptable desires, thoughts, or memories from the mind.
4. Botany The failure of an organ or part to develop.
5. Genetics The inhibition of gene expression.

suppression

(səˈprɛʃən)
n
1. the act or process of suppressing or the condition of being suppressed
2. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal the conscious avoidance of unpleasant thoughts. Compare repression2
3. (Electronics) electronics the act or process of suppressing a frequency, oscillation, etc
4. (Biology) biology the failure of an organ or part to develop
5. (Medicine) med the cessation of any physiological process

sup•pres•sion

(səˈprɛʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of suppressing.
2. the state of being suppressed.
3. Psychoanal.
a. conscious or unconscious inhibition of a painful memory or idea.
b. conscious inhibition of an impulse.
[1520–30; < Latin suppressiō a pressing down]

suppression

Temporary or transient degradation by an opposing force of the performance of a weapons system below the level needed to fulfill its mission objectives.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suppression - the failure to develop some part or organ
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
2.suppression - the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation; "a suppression of the newspaper"
restraint - the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
3.suppression - forceful preventionsuppression - forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
prevention, bar - the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
crackdown - severely repressive actions
4.suppression - (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
abstinence - act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life

suppression

noun
1. elimination, crushing, crackdown, check, extinction, prohibition, quashing, dissolution, termination, clampdown They were imprisoned after the suppression of pro-democracy protests.
2. inhibition, blocking, checking, restriction, restraint, smothering suppression of the immune system
3. concealment, covering, hiding, disguising, camouflage A mother's suppression of her own feelings can cause problems.
4. hiding, censorship, hushing up, stonewalling suppression of official documents
Quotations
"Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression: if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining" [Saul Bellow The Adventures of Augie March]

suppression

noun
Sudden punitive action:
Translations
قَمْع، كَبْت، إخْفاء
potlačenízákaz
tilbageholdelseundertrykkelse
elfojtáselhallgatás
niîurbæling; bann
baskıtutma

suppression

[səˈpreʃən] N [of symptoms, dissent, opposition, publication] → supresión f; [of feelings] → represión f; [of news, scandal, the truth] → ocultación f; [of revolt] → represión f

suppression

[səˈprɛʃən] n
[rebellion, revolt, activity] → répression f
[information] → suppression f; [scandal] → étouffement m
[immune system, appetite] → inhibition f

suppression

n
(of feelings, smile, dissent, views, symptoms, protest)Unterdrückung f; (of appetite)Zügelung f; (of information, evidence)Zurückhalten nt
(Elec) → Entstörung f

suppression

[səˈprɛʃn] n (of emotions) → repressione f; (of scandal) → soffocamento; (of truth) → il tacere; (of evidence) → occultamento; (of publication) → soppressione f

suppress

(səˈpres) verb
1. to defeat or put a stop to (eg a rebellion).
2. to keep back or stifle. She suppressed a laugh.
3. to prevent from being published, known etc. to suppress information.
supˈpression (-ʃən) noun

sup·pres·sion

n. supresión.
1. fallo súbito del cuerpo en la producción de una excreción o secreción normal;
2. en psicoanólisis, la inhibición de una idea o deseo.

suppression

n (psych, etc.) supresión f
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In our practice, we have used the LNG-IUD Mirena off label for over a decade successfully for menstrual suppression in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women effectively for up to 8 years.
Therefore, menstrual suppression with continuous combined hormonal contraception or progestin-only methods, including the hormonal IUD and implant, may be ideal.
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This article builds on this growing body of work by demonstrating how the neoliberal interpretation of choice is employed to put forward a scientific rationale for the use of extended-cycle oral contraception (ECOC) for the purpose of menstrual suppression.
In particular, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Non-hormonal Contraceptive Options" and "Spotless: Questions and Controversies with New Menstrual Suppression Drugs" are two chapters likely to interest most readers, even if they aren't currently considering a diaphragm or the new year-round oral contraceptives.
The recent approvals for extended use hormonal contraceptive medications that induce menstrual suppression in healthy women and girls, variously known as Lybrel (2007), Seasonale (2003) and Seasonique (2006) in the US, and Seasonale (2007) in Canada, have largely been greeted with uncritical praise in the mainstream media, and been given the stamp of approval by several leading professional medical organizations.
Clearly, many of the menstruation-related health problems menstrual suppression purports to solve are not caused by menstruation, but by US society's prescribed treatment of menstruation.
Women's and providers' attitudes toward menstrual suppression with extended use of oral contraceptives.
The need to bleed: women's attitudes and beliefs about menstrual suppression.
Monthly menstruation can be suppressed by an extended regimen of oral contraception, but a sample of 1,470 women in the US suggests that the vast majority (78%) had never heard of menstrual suppression.