inhibitory, a. [LL. inhibitorius: cf. F. inhibitoire.].
Inhibitory nerves (Physiol.), those nerves which modify, inhibit, or suppress a motor or secretory act already in progress.
Of or pertaining to, or producing, inhibition; consisting in inhibition; tending or serving to inhibit; as, the inhibitory action of the pneumogastric on the respiratory center
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"I would not have you consider these criticisms as inhibitory."