Definition of suppressible in US English:

suppressible

adjective

  • See suppress

    • ‘Recessive suppressible Mutator alleles are usually caused by insertions in upstream regions, but interestingly, the tha1-m1 mutation is caused by a Mu1 insertion in an intron.’
    • ‘In contrast with previous findings, our studies suggest that the a1-mum2 mutant phenotype is also suppressible in the aleurone, although this suppression takes more than one generation after the removal of MuDR function.’
    • ‘Such suppressible alleles appear to be intrinsically weak, with a low level of read-through that is enhanced when translation termination is disrupted.’
    • ‘Autumn awoke the next morning with a feeling of barely suppressible joy.’
    • ‘Her head suddenly echoed with pain, radiating from her temple; however, it was suppressible.’

Pronunciation

suppressible

/səˈpresəb(ə)l//səˈprɛsəb(ə)l/