Inhibitory nerves
Inhibitory In*hib"i*to*ry, a. [LL. inhibitorius: cf. F. inhibitoire.] Of or pertaining to, or producing, inhibition; consisting in inhibition; tending or serving to inhibit; as, the inhibitory action of the pneumogastric on the respiratory center. [1913 Webster]

I would not have you consider these criticisms as inhibitory. --Lamb. [1913 Webster]

{Inhibitory nerves} (Physiol.), those nerves which modify, inhibit, or suppress a motor or secretory act already in progress. [1913 Webster]


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