Origin of inhibitor
Related Words for inhibitoravoidance, interruption, halt, blockage, stoppage, interception, prohibition, obstruction, obstacle, impediment, hindrance, determent, thwarting, inhibitor, deterrence, preclusion, obviation
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Historical Examples of inhibitor
The character in this case is an inhibitor of tail development.
On account of this weakness of the inhibitor in the germ-plasm of No. 117 that inhibitor is rarely fully activated.
Even in the DR's the inhibitor may sometimes work itself out.
In this case we may conceive that an unusually potent condition of the inhibitor wholly stopped the development of the tail.
Such birds being heterozygous for the inhibitor factor, should be whites showing some coloured "ticks."Mendelism
Reginald Crundall Punnett
- a substance that inhibits the action of an enzyme
- a substance that inhibits a metabolic or physiological processa plant growth inhibitor
1868 in scientific use (earlier as a Scottish legal term), agent noun in Latin form from inhibit.