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Synonyms for inhibition

Synonyms for inhibition

Synonyms for inhibition

(psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

the quality of being inhibited

(physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part

the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

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In patients with arthrogenic muscle inhibition, the pattern of contraction of the quadriceps muscle should be observed.
They concluded that the knee extension deficit observed in most patients was due to hamstring muscle spasms secondary to arthrogenic muscle inhibition.
Therefore, it is important for orthopedists to acquaint themselves with the prevalence and clinical effects of arthrogenic muscle inhibition in addition to its effective treatment in order to devise strategies to overcome this impairment.