1. inhibitor

noun. ['ˌɪnˈhɪbətɝ'] a substance that retards or stops an activity.


  • antioxidant
  • moderator
  • angiotensin II inhibitor
  • substance


  • activator
  • approval
  • disapproval
  • biocatalyst

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Words that Rhyme with Protease Inhibitor

  • exhibitor

Example sentences of the word protease-inhibitor

1. Noun Phrase
Viagra is generally contraindicated for use in patients taking protease inhibitors 1.

2. Noun Phrase
Consult with the physician prescribing the protease inhibitor before taking Viagra 1.

2. protease

noun. ['ˈproʊtiːˌeɪz'] any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis.


  • proteinase
  • caspase
  • ACE
  • angiotensin converting enzyme
  • angiotensin-converting enzyme
  • renin
  • enzyme
  • plasminogen activator
  • urokinase
  • peptidase