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Synonyms and antonyms for reciprocal inhibition

1. reciprocal (adj.)

concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return

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2. inhibition (n.)

(psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

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3. inhibition (n.)

the quality of being inhibited

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4. inhibition (n.)

(physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part

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5. reciprocal (n.)

(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7

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6. reciprocal (adj.)

of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function

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7. inhibition (n.)

the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

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8. reciprocal (n.)

hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype

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9. reciprocal (n.)

something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else

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10. reciprocal-inhibition therapy (n.)

a method of behavior therapy based on the inhibition of one response by the occurrence of another response that is mutually incompatible with it; a relaxation response might be conditioned to a stimulus that previously evoked anxiety

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