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Meaning of INHIBITOR

Pronunciation:  in'hibitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a substance that retards or stops an activity
 

INHIBITOR is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Antonyms: activator
 
 See Also: anticatalyst, antioxidant, matter, moderator, substance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*hib"i*tor\, n. [NL.]
That which causes inhibitory action; esp., an inhibitory
nerve.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. A molecule which represses or prevents another molecule from engaging in a reaction. See also inhibition.
  2. Any substance or state which suppresses, prevents, or slows down a chemical reaction. The opposite of a catalyst.
 

 

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