HyperDic: inhibitor

English > 1 sense of the word inhibitor:
NOUNsubstanceinhibitora substance that retards or stops an activity
inhibitor > pronunciation
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > inhibitor: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substance that retards or stops an activity.
Narrowerangiotensin II inhibitorAn agent that retards or restrains the action of angiotensin II
anticatalyst(chemistry) a substance that retards a chemical reaction or diminishes the activity of a catalyst
antioxidantSubstance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
moderatorAny substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Oppositeactivator(biology) any agency bringing about activation
Spanishbloqueante, inhibidor
Verbsinhibitlimit the range or extent of
inhibitlimit, block, or decrease the action or function of

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