Sentence Examples with the word inhibitory

It is much more powerful than carbolic acid in its inhibitory action upon unorganized ferments such as pepsin or ptyalin.

The amount of urea, creatin, creatinin, sulphates and phosphates in the urine is diminished, clearly showing that quinine exerts an inhibitory influence over the metabolic processes of the body.

Of the dry antiseptics iodoform is constantly used in septic or tuberculous wounds, and it appears to have an inhibitory action on Bacillus tuberculosis.