habit-, hab-, -hibit; habili-, habil-
(Latin: to dwell, to live; have, hold; that which may be easily handled, is suitable, fit properly; clothing)
2. Tending to stop or to slow a process; such as, a neuron that suppresses the intensity of a nerve impulse.
2. Any of a group of drugs that inhibit the activity of proton pumps and are used to restrain gastric acid secretion in the treatment of ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
3. Any of a group of drugs used to treat excessive secretion of acid in the stomach and any resulting ulcers.
They block the enzyme (proton pump) in the cells of the gastric glands that secrete hydrochloric acid.
2. The inhibition of an anxiety-provoking response by the practice of deep muscle relaxation.
3. Behavior therapy in which the patient is exposed to anxiety-producing stimuli while in a controlled state of relaxation so that the anxiety response is gradually inhibited.
In this way the patient can tolerate these stimuli and may eventually learn to dissociate the anxiety from them.
Glenda was rehabilitated to good health again as a result of medical treatments and therapies.2. Etymology: from Latin re-, "again" + habilitare, "to make fit."