[ dee-ri-pres ]
/ ˌdi rɪˈprɛs /
verb (used with object) Genetics.
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OTHER WORDS FROM derepressde·re·pres·sion [dee-ri-presh-uh n] /ˌdi rɪˈprɛʃ ən/, noun
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Medical definitions for derepression
[ dē′rĭ-prĕsh′ən ]
The activation of an operator gene by the deactivation of a repressor gene.
Other words from derepressionde′re•press′ (-prĕs′) v.
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