Inhibition

In reference to neurons, it is a synaptic message that prevents the recipient cell from firing.
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inhibition

[n] - (physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part 2. [n] - the quality of being inhibited 3. [n] - (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
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inhibition

The decrease in rate of reaction brought about by the addition of a substance (inhibitor), by virtue of its effect on the concentration of a reactant, catalyst or reaction intermediate. For example, molecular oxygen and p-benzoquinone can react as 'inhibitors' in many reactions involving radicals as intermediates by virtue of their ability to act a...
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Inhibition

In`hi·bi'tion noun [ Latin inhibitio : confer French inhibition .] 1. The act of inhibiting, or the state of being inhibited; restraint; prohibition; embargo. 2. (Physiol.) A stopping or checking of an already present action; a restraining of the function of an org...
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inhibition

1. Arrest or restraint of a process. ... 2. <psychology> The interference with or prevention of a behavioural or verbal response even though the stimulus for that response is present; in psychoanalysis the unconscious restraining of an instinctual process. ... Origin: L. Inhibere = to restrain, habere = to hold ... (04 Jul 1999) ...
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inhibition

noun (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
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inhibition

(in″hĭ-bish´әn) restraint or termination of a process. in psychoanalysis, the conscious or unconscious restraining of an impulse or desire. adj., inhib´itory., adj. competitive inhibition inhibition of enzyme activity by an inhibitor (a substrate an...
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Inhibition

• (n.) A stopping or checking of an already present action; a restraining of the function of an organ, or an agent, as a digestive fluid or ferment, etc.; as, the inhibition of the respiratory center by the pneumogastric nerve; the inhibition of reflexes, etc. • (n.) The act of inhibiting, or the state of being inhibited; restraint; prohi...
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inhibition

(from the article `eye, human`) In the central nervous system generally, the relay of impulses from one nerve cell or neuron to excite another is only one aspect of neuronal ...
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inhibition

in enzymology, a phenomenon in which a compound, called an inhibitor, in most cases similar in structure to the substance (substrate) upon which an ... [2 related articles]
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inhibition

in psychology, conscious or unconscious constraint or curtailment of a process or behaviour, especially of impulses or desires. Inhibition serves ... [7 related articles]
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inhibition

(L. inhibre to restrain, from in in + habre to hold) arrest or restraint of a process.
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inhibition

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′hi-bi′shŭn Definitions: 1. Depression or arrest of a function. 2. In psychoanalysis, the restraining of instinctive or unconscious drives or tendencies, especially if they conflict with one's conscience or with societal demands. 3. In psychology, a generic term for a variety of processes associated with...
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inhibition

Latin inhibitus = restrained, hence, reduction of the excitability of a synapse.
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Inhibition

A synaptic message that prevents a recipient neuron from firing.
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inhibition

the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
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inhibition

the action of forbidding
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