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in·hib·it

(in-hib'it),
To curb or restrain.

inhibit

(ĭn-hĭb′ĭt)
v.
1. To hold back; restrain.
2. To suppress or restrain a behavioral process, an impulse, or a desire consciously or unconsciously.
3. To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.

in·hib′i·to′ry (-tôr′ē) adj.

INHIBIT

Cardiology A clinical trial–INtimal Hyperplasia Inhibition with Beta In-stent Trial

in·hib·it

(in-hib'it)
To curb or restrain.
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