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Definition of Inhibit

Inhibit
Inhibit In*hib"it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhibited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhibiting.] [L. inhibitus, p. p. of inhibere; pref. in- in + habere to have, hold. See Habit.] 1. To check; to hold back; to restrain; to hinder. Their motions also are excited or inhibited . . . by the objects without them. --Bentley. 2. To forbid; to prohibit; to interdict. All men were inhibited, by proclamation, at the dissolution, so much as to mention a Parliament. --Clarendon. Burial may not be inhibited or denied to any one. --Ayliffe.

Meaning of Inhibit from wikipedia

- Inhibitor or inhibition may refer to: Enzyme inhibitor, a substance that binds to an enzyme and decreases the enzyme's activity Reuptake inhibitor, a substance...
- An enzyme inhibitor is a molecule that binds to an enzyme and decreases its activity. Since blocking an enzyme's activity can kill a pathogen or correct...
- An angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor (ACE inhibitor) is a pharmaceutical drug used primarily for the treatment of hypertension (elevated blood pressure)...
- Checkpoint inhibitor therapy is a form of cancer immunotherapy currently under research. The therapy targets immune checkpoints, key regulators of the...
- An angiogenesis inhibitor is a substance that inhibits the growth of new blood vessels (angiogenesis). Some angiogenesis inhibitors are endogenous and...
- Selective COX-2 inhibitors are a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that directly targets cyclooxygenase-2, COX-2, an enzyme responsible...
- A phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor (PDE5 inhibitor) is a drug used to block the degradative action of cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5)...
- mTOR inhibitors are a cl**** of drugs that inhibit the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), which is a serine/threonine-specific protein kinase that belongs...
- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a cl**** of drugs that are typically used as antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder...
- Reverse-transcriptase inhibitors (RTIs) are a cl**** of antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection or AIDS, and in some cases hepatitis B. RTIs inhibit activity...
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