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inhibit meaning

EN[-ɪbɪt]

    Definition of inhibit in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGinhibitsPRinhibitingPT, PPinhibited
    1. to hinder; to restrain.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Bai et al. found that loureirin B could inhibit scar fibroblast proliferation through the TGF-β1/Smad2/3 pathway [30 ].
        • Indeed, Type I IFNs have been shown to inhibit macrophage activation, thus discouraging mycobactericidal activities during Th1 immunity.
        • In contrast, Semaphorin4D (Sema4D), another clastokine produced by OCs, inhibits OB differentiation [25 ].
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
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      1. en inhibitory
      2. en inhibits
      3. en inhibited
      4. en inhibiter
      5. en inhibitor
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      Meaning of inhibit for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "inhibit" is a verb.
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