Definition of Inhibitory. Meaning of Inhibitory. Synonyms of Inhibitory

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Definition of Inhibitory

Inhibitory
Inhibitory In*hib"i*to*ry, a. [LL. inhibitorius: cf. F. inhibitoire.] Of or pertaining to, or producing, inhibition; consisting in inhibition; tending or serving to inhibit; as, the inhibitory action of the pneumogastric on the respiratory center. I would not have you consider these criticisms as inhibitory. --Lamb. Inhibitory nerves (Physiol.), those nerves which modify, inhibit, or suppress a motor or secretory act already in progress.

Meaning of Inhibitory from wikipedia

- An inhibitory postsynaptic potential (IPSP) is a kind of synaptic potential that makes a postsynaptic neuron less likely to generate an action potential...
- Inhibitory control, also known as response inhibition, is a cognitive process and more specifically, an executive function – that permits an individual...
- neurotransmitters may influence the postsynaptic neuron in either an excitation or inhibitory way, depolarizing or repolarizing it respectively. Most of the neurotransmitters...
- Gastric inhibitory polypeptide (GIP), or gastric inhibitory peptide, also known as glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (also abbreviated as GIP)...
- The half maximal inhibitory concentration (IC50) is a measure of the potency of a substance in inhibiting a specific biological or biochemical function...
- In microbiology, the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) is the lowest concentration of a chemical, usually a drug, which prevents visible growth of...
- needed], whereas small-diameter fibers inhibit the inhibitory interneuron which lessens the inhibitory input to the transmission cell. Therefore, less pain...
- cl**** V1 neurons give rise to two local circuit inhibitory neurons known as Renshaw cells and Ia inhibitory interneurons. The integration of the sensory...
- The rectoanal inhibitory reflex (RAIR) (also known as the anal sampling mechanism, anal sampling reflex, rectosphincteric reflex, or anorectal sampling...
- Leukemia inhibitory factor, or LIF, is an interleukin 6 cl**** cytokine that affects cell growth by inhibiting differentiation. When LIF levels drop, the...
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