derepress

[ dee-ri-pres ]
/ ˌdi rɪˈprɛs /

verb (used with object) Genetics.

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Origin of derepress

First recorded in 1960–65; de- + repress

OTHER WORDS FROM derepress

de·re·pres·sion [dee-ri-presh-uh n] /ˌdi rɪˈprɛʃ ən/, noun
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Medical definitions for derepression

derepression
[ dē′rĭ-prĕshən ]

n.

The activation of an operator gene by the deactivation of a repressor gene.

Other words from derepression

de′re•press (-prĕs) v.
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