inhibition


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to inhibition: zone of inhibition
See: censorship, constraint, control, damper, deterrence, deterrent, disadvantage, estoppel, fetter, hindrance, impediment, obstacle, prohibition, proscription, quota, restraint, restriction, veto

inhibition

in the context of registered land, an entry on the register prohibiting (either for a specified period or until the occurrence of a stated event or until further order) any or some specified dealing with the land.

In the Scots law of diligence or legal enforcement, a prohibition on a debtor preventing him dealing with his heritable property. It is recorded in the Register of Inhibitions and Adjudication, so ought to be known to the world at large. It does not prevent the carrying through of obligations established before it was effected.

INHIBITION, Scotch law,. A personal prohibition which passes by letters under the signet, prohibiting the party inhibited to contract any debt, or do . any deed, by which any part of the lands may be aliened or carried off, in prejudice of the creditor inhibiting. Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. B. 2, t. 11, s. 2. See Diligences.
     2. In the civil law, the prohibition which the law makes, or a judge ordains to an individual, is called inhibition.

INHIBITION, Eng. law. The name of a writ which forbids a judge from further proceeding in a cause depending before him; it is in the nature of a prohibition. T. de la Ley; F. N. B. 39.

References in periodicals archive ?
Although Fe(II) is thought to elicit most of its deleterious impact via metal-catalyzed free radical production (Kasprzak 2002), a concomitant inhibition of a key oxidative DNA repair protein such as Ape1 could potentiate its harmful effects.
New preclinical data presented at yesterday's R&D Day show that talabostat's inhibition of two other important DPPs, DPP 8 and DPP 9, may enhance immune functions and promote the body's natural ability to fight cancer.
Many of the symptoms of cholinesterase inhibition were nonspecific and difficult to diagnose in the onset of illness.
Such studies provide insight into how telomerase inhibition might be used in combination with chemotherapies.
We have previously shown that vanadyl sulfate causes acute pulmonary vasoconstriction, which could be attributed in part to inhibition of nitric oxide production.
Talabostat is a new form of targeted cancer therapy that in preclinical models appears to employ a dual mechanism of action through the inhibition of select dipeptidyl peptidases (DPPs), which are enzymes that digest proteins found naturally in the body, some of which can regulate tumor growth and immune responses.
However, in this study, cotreatment of MCF-7 cells with kaempferol or quercetin plus 5 nM TCDD resulted in significant inhibition of TCDD-induced luciferase activity at both concentrations (1 and 10 [micro]M) of flavone (Figure 6A).
Patent number 7,008,910 was issued by the USPTO on March 7, 2006 for Preservation Sciences' rust inhibition technology.
In cultured human aortic endothelial cells, treatment with arsenite resulted in a concentration-dependent inhibition of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS).
a privately held oncology company, today announced the presentation of positive results in tests of cytoxicity and inhibition of pan-cell cycle progression using Alchemix, the Company's novel alkylating anthraquinone, in a poster session at the 16th International Prostate Cancer Update Conference, Beaver Creek, Colorado.
This broad use of azoles is based on their inhibition of certain pathways of steroidogenesis by high-affinity binding to the enzymes sterol 14[alpha]-demethylase and aromatase.
Proximal blockade of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) through renin inhibition offers greater treatment opportunities than distal inhibition via angiotensin II receptor blockade.