Examples from the Web for inhibitor
The Silky is pure for the pigmentation factor, but does not contain the inhibitor factor.
In this case we may conceive that an unusually potent condition of the inhibitor wholly stopped the development of the tail.
The character in this case is an inhibitor of tail development.
Probably we ought to regard the beardless as a bearded wheat in which there is an inhibitor that stops the beard from growing.
On account of this weakness of the inhibitor in the germ-plasm of No. 117 that inhibitor is rarely fully activated.
British Dictionary definitions for inhibitor
- a substance that inhibits the action of an enzyme
- a substance that inhibits a metabolic or physiological processa plant growth inhibitor