Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

feedback inhibition

noun

Definition of feedback inhibition

  1. :  inhibition of an enzyme controlling an early stage of a series of biochemical reactions by the end product when it reaches a critical concentration



1960

First Known Use of feedback inhibition

1960


Medical Dictionary

feedback inhibition

noun

Medical Definition of feedback inhibition

  1. :  inhibition of an enzyme controlling an early stage of a series of biochemical reactions by the end product when it reaches a critical concentration




Learn More about feedback inhibition


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up feedback inhibition? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the act or an instance of embezzling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

fox-in-summer-forest

Which of these is a synonym of inchoate?

massive frightening formless experimental
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ