Inhibitor vs Octreotide - What's the difference?

inhibitor | octreotide |


As nouns the difference between inhibitor and octreotide

is that inhibitor is inhibitor (all senses) while octreotide is (pharmacy) an octapeptide that mimics natural somatostatin pharmacologically, though it is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon and insulin than the natural hormone.

inhibitor

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any substance capable of stopping or slowing a specific chemical reaction.
  • (biology) Any substance capable of stopping or slowing a specific biological process
  • Derived terms

    * inhibitory

    See also

    * catalyst ----

    octreotide

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia octreotide)
  • (pharmacy) An octapeptide that mimics natural somatostatin pharmacologically, though it is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon and insulin than the natural hormone.