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(in″(h)ĭ-bish′ŏn )

[L. inhibitio, restraint]

1. The repression or restraint of a function.
2. In physiology, a stopping of an action or function of an organ, as in the slowing or stopping of the heart produced by electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve.
3. In psychiatry, restraint of one mental process almost simultaneously by another opposed mental process; an inner impediment to free thought and activity.

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