Definition of inhibitor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    inhibitor

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈhɪbɪtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈhɪbɪtər//
     
    Genetic engineering
     
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  1. 1 (chemistry) a substance which delays or prevents a chemical reaction
  2. 2 (biology) a gene which prevents another gene from being effective See related entries: Genetic engineering
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