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Suppression

suppression

1. The act of suppressing, or the state of being suppressed; repression; as, the suppression of a riot, insurrection, or tumult; the suppression of truth, of reports, of evidence, and the like.

2. (Science: medicine) Complete stoppage of a natural secretion or excretion; as, suppression of urine; used in contradiction to retention, which signifies that the secretion or excretion is retained without expulsion.

3. Omission; as, the suppression of a word.

Synonym: Overthrow, destruction, concealment, repression, detention, retention, obstruction.

Origin: L. Suppressio: cf. F. Suppression. (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires.


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... I dare you here and now to provide your science. Show me. In fact you have no science, so stop claiming you do. I personally experienced the suppression of critical thought that created emotion based arguments like yours. It's actually people like you who suppress speech. One of your pet ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:46 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... have too much invested to embrace actual science, fact, and truth. My first degree was in Sociology in the 70's. I personally experienced the suppression of critical thought that created emotion based arguments like yours. If we were all the same, this wouldn't happen. " Yet by nine months, ...

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by GrowingAtrophy
Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:52 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Views: 269848

Stem Cells

... whatsoever if the disease is not caught early enough or if the patient doesn't meet certain requirements for a stem cells transplant. Immune suppression does not come from stem cells treatment, but from using radiation before the transplant in order to remove the "sick" cells and ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:53 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Stem Cells
Replies: 5
Views: 4919

Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... shouldn't be the primary breast feeder of all his children. There is an increased risk of developing cancer in men because of the testosterone suppression. Men are the backup function--nature's way of ensuring the species survival. Also, for the vainer inclined—the breast does almost return ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
Replies: 18
Views: 18108

Re: Question about blood types

As far as I understand it blood types may change during infections/diseases due to suppression or expression of the antigens. However with regards to your question I believe Rhesus negative is controlled by a recessive gene. Therefore your parents are likely to be ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 4:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question about blood types
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Views: 2095
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