Dictionary

# inhibitor

noun in·hib·i·tor \in-ˈhi-bə-tər\

## Definition of INHIBITOR

:  one that inhibits: as
a :  an agent that slows or interferes with a chemical action
b :  a substance that reduces or suppresses the activity of another substance (as an enzyme)

## First Known Use of INHIBITOR

circa 1611
Medical Dictionary

## inhibitor

noun in·hib·i·tor \in-ˈhib-ət-ər\

## Medical Definition of INHIBITOR

:  one that inhibits: as a :  an agent that slows or interferes with a chemical reaction b :  a substance that reduces the activity of another substance (as an enzyme) c :  a gene that checks the normal effect of another nonallelic gene when both are present