inhibitor
noun Date: circa 1611 one that inhibits: as a. an agent that slows or interferes with a chemical action b. a substance that reduces or suppresses the activity of another substance (as an enzyme)

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  • inhibitor — INHIBITÓR, OÁRE, inhibitori, oare, adj., s.m. 1. adj. Care inhibă, inhibitiv. 2. s.m. Substanţă chimică care, adăugat în proporţii mici, poate încetini sau chiar împiedica anumite reacţii chimice. ♦ Preparat sau tratament care frânează sau… …   Dicționar Român

  • Inhibitor — or inhibition may refer to:* Corrosion inhibitor, a substance that decreases the rate of metal oxidation * Enzyme inhibitor, a substance that binds to an enzyme and decreases its activity. * Inhibition of return, a feature of attention *… …   Wikipedia

  • Inhibitor — In*hib i*tor, n. [NL.] That which causes inhibitory action; esp., an inhibitory nerve. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inhibitor — inhibitor. См. ингибитор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • inhibitor — inhibitor. См. ингибитор митоза. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Inhibitor — Inhibitor. См. Ингибитор. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • inhibitor — index deterrent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Inhibitor — Inhibitor, Wirkstoff, der einen Vorgang wie etwa die Aktivität eines ⇒ Enzyms hemmt oder blockiert. Ein kompetitiver I. ist chemisch dem Substrat ähnlich und wird an das aktive Zentrum des Enzyms gebunden. Beispiel: Malonat hemmt als kompetitiver …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • inhibitor — 1868 in scientific use (earlier as a Scottish legal term), agent noun in Latin form from INHIBIT (Cf. inhibit) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inhibitor — inhìbītor m DEFINICIJA v. inhibit ETIMOLOGIJA vidi inhibirati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • inhibitor — or inhibiter [in hib′it ər] n. a person or thing that inhibits; esp., any substance that slows or prevents a chemical or organic reaction: also sp. inhibiter …   English World dictionary

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