Usage examples for inhibitory

  1. Thus the pituitary arouses the interstitial glands and vice versa, whereas the pancreas and the thyroid are mutually inhibitory – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. Especially is this so if the two glands are mutually antagonistic and inhibitory – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  3. Sometimes the pain seems to act as an inhibitory agent on the heart. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  4. Many other chemical and physical agents have a similar inhibitory action on the catalysis of colloidal metals and on diastasic fermentation. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  5. The lower the level of vital force, the more powerful will become the inhibitory influences. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  6. It increases the rapidity of the heart beat, though not by direct stimulation, but by disturbing the inhibitory nerve apparatus of the heart and thus permitting the heart to beat faster. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  7. When the inhibitory influences are cut off, as in a lesion of the internal capsule, the paralysed muscles become spastic, and the deep reflexes are exaggerated. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  8. It suggested also a curious question of psychology in regard to the inhibitory influence of horses and fish upon the human nerve of veracity. – Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness by Henry van Dyke
  9. 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
  10. They go out for a walk, they have a few beers together, their inhibitory powers are paralysed, opportunity comes their way, and they wake up a little later diseased. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  11. In these higher realms appetite, passion, imagination and desire correspond to the motor nervous system in the physical organism, and the power of the will and the reasoning faculties represent the inhibitory nervous system. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  12. Again, the normal influence of the vaso- motor center may be suspended for a time by what is known as the inhibitory or restraining effect. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. In health this inhibitory influence is protective and sustaining. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  16. Impulses producing the first effect are called excitant impulses; those producing the second effect, inhibitory impulses. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  17. I find, when my general energy is in Anspruch genommen by hard lecturing and other professional work, that then particularly what little ascetic energy I have has to be remitted, because the exertion of inhibitory and stimulative will required increases my general fatigue instead of " tonifying" me. – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  18. 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