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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.

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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(1999) Modulation of reciprocal inhibition between ankle extensors and flexors during walking in man.
Similarly, we can use a technique that involves a concentric contraction of the muscle group opposing that which is being stretched, in order to achieve reciprocal inhibition. Reciprocal inhibition is a reflex muscular relaxation that occurs in the muscle that is opposite the muscle where the golgi tendon organ is stimulated.
Remember that according to Sherrington's Law of reciprocal inhibition, the tightening of the quads inhibits the response of the spindle fiber organs of the hamstring.
To assess modulation of spinal reciprocal inhibition, we measured the suppression of the soleus H-reflex at the onset of dorsiflexion, and to assess the central drive to the agonist motor pool (dorsiflexors), we measured the size of coupled oscillations in tibialis anterior motor units.
There is no evidence that reciprocal inhibition lasts longer than the agonist (quadriceps) contraction.
By stretching and releasing, you work through a muscle's reciprocal inhibition and thereby stretch more deeply and effectively.
Reciprocal inhibition (RI) is a term that describes the inhibition of antagonist neuron pools immediately prior to or during activity within an agonist muscle [24, 25].
Reciprocal inhibition and desensitization processes are most often done in vitro, producing good office-based results.
The mechanisms underlying spasticity poststroke have not been fully elucidated, but decreased reciprocal inhibition may contribute to motor impairment in spastic hemiparesis [7].
However, it is essential that mental health professionals use clear, focused treatments that work--such as guided imagery, reciprocal inhibition, and systematic desensitization.
Reciprocal inhibition may suppress responses to the less salient stimulus modality.
However, in my experience, the use of relaxation techniques, reciprocal inhibition, guided imagery, and systematic desensitization have been the most effective short-term treatments.

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