- Deliberately excluding from conscious thought.
- Arrest of the secretion of a fluid, such as urine or bile.
- Checking of an abnormal flow or discharge, as in suppression of a hemorrhage.
- The effect of a second mutation that overwrites a phenotypic change caused by a previous mutation at a different point on the chromosome.
- Inhibition of vision in one eye when dissimilar images fall on corresponding retinal points.
- The attenuation or arrest of an immune response.
[L. subprimo (subp-), pp. -pressus, to press down]
See Also: epistasis
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