This is either by inhibiting the growth of micro-organisms (Antiseptics) or by destroying them when present (Disinfectants).
Stretching of the muscles antagonistic to the extensors - namely, of the flexor muscles - reduces the jerk by inhibiting the extensor spinal nerve cells through the nervous impulses generated by the tense flexor muscles.
availed himself to the full of the (for him) convenient clauses of the Italian Law of Guarantees (May 13, 1871), while refusing the civil list of three and a quarter million lire provided for his use, and inhibiting Italian Catholics from participating in the elections to the House of Deputies (ne elettori eletti).
These being freed from the normal inhibiting power of the neighbouring elements, multiply and go on to the formation of a new growth.
690, Archbishop Theodore promulgated a canon, inhibiting bishops from compelling abbots to attend councils.