Dictionary » I » Inhibit

Inhibit

Definition

verb

(general)

To hold back, curb, hinder, restrain, prohibit, or arrest; as in to inhibit an action.

(chemistry, biology)

To limit, prevent or block the action or function of; as in to inhibit an enzyme, or to inhibit a chemical reaction.

(psychology)

To suppress or restrain a behavior, an impulse, or a desire consciously or unconsciously.


Supplement

Word origin: From Latin inhibere, inhibit-, "to hold in", "to check", "to restrain", from in-, + habere, "to have", "to hold".

Related forms: inhibits (simple present), inhibiting (present participle), inhibited (simple past), inhibition (noun), inhibitory (adjective).

Synonym: constrain, forbid, restrain, prevent, repress, suppress.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... filovirus. In this study, PMO conjugated to arginine-rich cell-penetrating peptide (P-PMO) and nonconjugated PMO were assayed for the ability to inhibit EBOV infection in cell culture and in a mouse model of lethal EBOV infection. A 22-mer P-PMO designed to base pair with the translation start ...

See entire post
by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
Replies: 1
Views: 32

vicinage saloon nothing but espy

... can be completed while the tires are restful on your carrier, too. The motorized sully drukarnie internetowe neighbourhood drukarniadruk.co.pl inhibit a write down proper technicians simply present itself to your diggings or work. All they need is a splodge to greens tanie ulotki changeable ...

See entire post
by Dodaltdmbnegx
Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:44 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
Replies: 14
Views: 4666

When does gluconeogenesis kick in during physical activity?

... gives a lot of background on general gluconeogenesis, which is why I tagged it. And apparently, enzymes involved in glycogen transformation inhibit gluconeogenesis...or maybe it's intermediate products...

See entire post
by Darby
Wed Dec 25, 2013 2:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: When does gluconeogenesis kick in during physical activity?
Replies: 12
Views: 5934

experiences occur separately?

I've got it!!! Imagine an hypothetical experiment with a machine that induces a blindsight condition by inhibiting a mediating pathway, a pathway connecting the visual cortex to the centers for speech and higher cognition. First, there is firing in the visual cortex. After ...

See entire post
by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 09, 2013 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

Do chromosomses ever get competitive?

Maybe I didn't get the right terms, by inhibit I meant suppress and the question is about dominant and recessive traits not genes.

See entire post
by Fearnot
Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:59 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
Replies: 9
Views: 7057
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 07:35, 12 August 2008. This page has been accessed 31,790 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link