derepress

[dee-ri-pres]

Origin of derepress

First recorded in 1960–65; de- + repress
Related formsde·re·pres·sion [dee-ri-presh-uh n] /ˌdi rɪˈprɛʃ ən/, noun
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derepression in Medicine

derepression

[dē′rĭ-prĕshən]
n.
  1. The activation of an operator gene by the deactivation of a repressor gene.
Related formsde′re•press (-prĕs) v.
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