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in·hib·i·tor

also in·hib·it·er  (ĭn-hĭb′ĭ-tər)
n.
One that inhibits, as a substance that retards or stops a chemical reaction.

inhibitor

(ɪnˈhɪbɪtə)
n
1. Also called: inhibiter a person or thing that inhibits
2. (Chemistry) Also called: anticatalyst a substance that retards or stops a chemical reaction. Compare catalyst
3. (Biochemistry) biochem
a. a substance that inhibits the action of an enzyme
b. a substance that inhibits a metabolic or physiological process: a plant growth inhibitor.
4. (General Physics) any impurity in a solid that prevents luminescence
5. (Astronautics) an inert substance added to some rocket fuels to inhibit ignition on certain surfaces

in•hib•i•tor

or in•hib•it•er

(ɪnˈhɪb ɪ tər)

n.
1. one that inhibits.
2. a substance that slows or stops a chemical reaction.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inhibitor - a substance that retards or stops an activity
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
angiotensin II inhibitor - an agent that retards or restrains the action of angiotensin II
antioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
anticatalyst - (chemistry) a substance that retards a chemical reaction or diminishes the activity of a catalyst
moderator - any substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors
activator - (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription
Translations

in·hib·i·tor

n. inhibidor, agente que causa una inhibición;
fusion ______ de fusión.

inhibitor

n inhibidor m; angiotensin converting enzyme — inhibidor de la enzima convertidora de angiotensina; cholinesterase — inhibidor de la colinesterasa; fusion — inhibidor de (la) fusión; integrase — inhibidor de la integrasa; monoamine oxidase — inhibidor de la monoaminooxidasa; non-nucleoside reverse transciptase — (NNRTI) inhibidor no nucleósido de la transcriptasa inversa or reversa; nucleoside reverse transcriptase — (NRTI) inhibidor nucleósido de la transcriptasa inversa or reversa; nucleotide reverse transcriptase — (NtRTI) inhibidor nucleótido de la transcriptasa inversa or reversa; protease — inhibidor de la proteasa; proton pump — inhibidor de la bomba de protones; selective serotonin reuptake — inhibidor selectivo de la recaptación de serotonina
References in periodicals archive ?
If approved for this new indication, RUCONEST is to become the first C1 inhibitor therapy to be approved for both acute treatment and prophylaxis of HAE attacks.
While functional anti-FceRIa and anti-lgE have the potential to play a role in histamine-mediated angioedema, C1 inhibitor (INH) deficiency or dysfunction, sometimes due to anti-C1 INH, plays a role in bradykinin (BK)-mediated angioedema.
Angioedema can occur in patients with decrease serum levels or abnormal function of regulatory complement protein, C1 inhibitor (C1-INH).
Small bowel angioedema due to acquired C1 inhibitor deficiency: a case report and overview.
Cesitli AE formlari arasinda C1 inhibitor geninin disfonksiyonu veya eksikligi ile iliskili AE (klasik herediter AE tipleri ve edinsel AE), allerjik AE, ilaclarla iliskili AE (steroid disi antiinflamatif ilaclara bagli AE, anjiyotensin donusturucu enzim inhibitorlerine bagli AE), idiyopatik AE ve yakin zamanda tanimlanan tip 3 herediter AE bulunmaktadir.
C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency is a hereditary condition where reduced activity of C1 inhibitor leads to episodic angioedema, often triggered by stress, trauma and surgery.
Missense mutations in the coagulation factor XII (Hageman factor) gene in hereditary angioedema with normal C1 inhibitor.
Recently, a C1 inhibitor (Cinryze) was approved by the FDA for HAE prophylaxis.
Rhucin, recombinant human C1 inhibitor (rhC1INH), is a protein, having identical amino-acid sequence as endogenous human C1INH.
Bu durumda olasi bir C1 inhibitor islev bozukluguna bagli kalitsal anjiyoodemi dislamak icin C1 inhibitor islevi arastirildi, sonucun normal gelmesi nedeniyle kalitsal anjiyoodem tanisindan uzaklasildi.
A farm in Holland is said to be the first in the commercial milking of rabbits, who have been genetically modified to include a human gene and contain a protein called C1 inhibitor.