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Medical Term:

feedback inhibition


inhibition of activity by an end product of the pathway of which that activity is a part; thyroliberin stimulates thyroglobulin production, and thyroglobulin decreases thyrotropin formation.

Synonym(s): end product inhibition, retroinhibition

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