feedback inhibition

noun

Definition of feedback inhibition

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

First Known Use of feedback inhibition

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Feedback inhibition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feedback%20inhibition. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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feedback inhibition

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Medical Definition of feedback inhibition

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

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