inhibitory nerve

n.

A nerve conveying impulses that diminish functional activity in a part.

Nearby words

  1. inhibited,
  2. inhibition,
  3. inhibitor,
  4. inhibitory,
  5. inhibitory fiber,
  6. inhibitory obsession,
  7. inhibitory postsynaptic potential,
  8. inholding,
  9. inhomogeneity,
  10. inhomogeneous


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