inhibitory nerve n.
A nerve conveying impulses that diminish functional activity in a part.
- Inhibitory obsession
inhibitory obsession n. An obsession involving an impediment to action, usually representing a phobia.
- Inhibitory postsynaptic potential
inhibitory postsynaptic potential n. A local change in the degree of hyperpolarization of the postsynaptic membrane of a neuron in response to the arrival of an inhibitory impulse.
- In high cotton
adjective phrase Happy; pleased;
- In high dudgeon
Furiously, resentfully, as in He stormed out in high dudgeon. This term is the only surviving use of the word dudgeon, whose origin has been lost. [ c. 1600 ]