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Inhibitor vs Resistant - What's the difference?

inhibitor | resistant |

As nouns the difference between inhibitor and resistant

is that inhibitor is inhibitor (all senses) while resistant is resistant.

As an adjective resistant is

resistant.

As a verb resistant is

.

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 ----

    resistant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who resists; especially a member of a resistance movement.
  • A thing which resists.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Which makes resistance or offers opposition.
  • Which is not affected or overcome by a disease, drug, chemical or atmospheric agent, extreme of temperature, etc.
  • The infection is resistant to antibiotics.
  • (statistics) Not greatly influenced by individual members of a sample.
  • Derived terms

    * resistantly

    See also

    * robust

    References

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    Anagrams

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