Definition of Inhibit. Meaning of Inhibit. Synonyms of Inhibit

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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...
- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are a cl**** of drugs that inhibit the activity of one or both monoamine oxidase enzymes: monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A)...
- Angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) are a cl**** of medication used primarily for the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure...
- An enzyme inhibitor is a molecule that binds to an enzyme and decreases its activity. By binding to enzymes' active sites, inhibitors reduce the compatibility...
- An angiogenesis inhibitor is a substance that inhibits the growth of new blood vessels (angiogenesis). Some angiogenesis inhibitors are endogenous and...
- NSAIDs are non-selective and inhibit the activity of both COX-1 and COX-2. These NSAIDs, while reducing inflammation, also inhibit platelet aggregation (especially...
- Neuraminidase inhibitors (NAIs) are a cl**** of drugs which block the neuraminidase enzyme. They are commonly used as antiviral drugs because they block...
- PARP inhibitors are a group of pharmacological inhibitors of the enzyme poly ADP ribose polymerase (PARP). They are developed for multiple indications...
- receptor antagonists, are a group of pharmaceuticals that bind to and inhibit the angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1) and thereby block the arteriolar...
- agents, immunosuppressants and antirejection medications are drugs that inhibit or prevent activity of the immune system. Immunosuppressive drugs can be...
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