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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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Skeletal fractures associated with androgen suppression induced osteoporosis: the clinical incidence and risk factors for patients with prostate cancer.
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Relative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of methods of androgen suppression in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.
Recovery of sexual function was worse in patients treated with androgen suppression combined with radiotherapy, in older patients, obese patients, and patients with a larger prostate size and a high pretreatment PSA.
Reduced muscle strength and functional performance in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen suppression: A comprehensive cross-sectional investigation.
ORLANDO -- Periodic breaks from androgen suppression therapy did not impact survival in men with prostate-specific antigen progression after radical therapy for prostate cancer.
Findings from men undergoing androgen suppression as treatment for prostate cancer confirm that the hypogonadal state increases body fat mass and serum insulin and there is a high rate of developing new diabetes in this population.

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