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1. inhibitory

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈhɪbəˌtɔri'] restrictive of action.

Synonyms

  • repressing
  • restrictive

Antonyms

  • unprotective
  • nonrestrictive
  • emancipative

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Words that Rhyme with Inhibitory

  • prohibitory

Example sentences of the word inhibitory


1. Adjective
There was no inhibitory effect if the oil was added to the cell before HSV-2 infection.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It works as an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain and can also affect learning and memory.

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