Translation of inhibition in Spanish:

inhibition

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnəˈbɪʃən; ˌɪnhɪˈbɪʃən/

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  • 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable [Psychology/Psicología] inhibición (feminine) to lose/get rid of one's inhibitions perder* las inhibiciones he has no inhibitions about discussing his personal problems habla de sus problemas personales sin ninguna inhibición
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    • But Freud also acknowledged that purely external factors, rather than internal inhibitions, might prevent the direct expression of such impulses.
    • She then builds up a secondary inhibition to sexual arousal in order to avoid the frustration accompanying an unsatisfying sexual experience.
    • The moral that Freud drew from this reasoning was that the inhibition of natural emotional expressions could lead to dangerous consequences.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Biology/Biología] [Chemistry/Química] inhibición (feminine)
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    • With respect to this subject, the reported DNA damage and inhibition of DNA repair functions by photooxidative reactions is an interesting aspect.
    • Similar calmodulin-mediated phosphorylations lead to inhibition of glycogen synthase.
    • The alternative possibility, that the kinetic complexity of Mg-G-actin digestions arises from trypsin inhibition in these reactions, has been tested in two ways.

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