Usage examples for inhibitory

  1. The inhibitory power of the nervous system over spasmodic contraction of the lung tissues seems lost in deep sleep and then the asthmatic condition develops. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  2. In health this inhibitory influence is protective and sustaining. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  3. The lower the level of vital force, the more powerful will become the inhibitory influences. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  4. The inhibitory fibres being damaged, the opposite half of the respiratory centre would be under diminished control and therefore the movements of ordinary breathing on the paralysed side would be exaggerated. – The Brain and the Voice in Speech and Song by F. W. Mott
  5. The inhibitory nerves, as we have seen, hold the heart in check, exercise a restraining control over it, very much as the reins control an active horse. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  6. Sometimes the pain seems to act as an inhibitory agent on the heart. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  7. The child shows contracting movements, crying movements, starting and jumping movements, shortly after birth, and so plainly that we need not hesitate to say that these pain responses belong purely to his nervous system; and that, in general, they are inhibitory and contrary to those other native reactions which indicate pleasure. – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin