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repressing

[ri ′pres·iŋ]
(biochemistry)
The termination of enzyme synthesis when the products of the reaction catalyzed by the enzyme reach a critical concentration.
(cell and molecular biology)
Inhibition of transcription or translation due to binding of a repressor to an operator on a deoxyribonucleic acid molecule or to a specific messenger ribonucleic acid site.
(metallurgy)
Applying pressure to a pressed and sintered compact to improve some physical property.
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But through the very act of repressing grief, that grief has become the life-blood that pulses to every extremity throughout the body of their fictional imaginations" (33).
Children especially learn to deal with repeated trauma by dissociating (splitting) or repressing the events during and after their occurrence (64-67).
Based on this cluster of symptoms, if her therapist is using this particular 65-item checklist, Rhonda virtually is assured of being viewed as repressing sexual abuse memories.
Patent Number 6,573,099 entitled "Genetic Constructs For Delaying Or Repressing The Expression Of A Target Gene.
There's a lot of fear and prejudice surrounding it because of its abusive history, but for some people, the only sexual expression they have is through pornography, and repressing it is even more dangerous.