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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
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