Definitions for "Reciprocal inhibition"
Activation of a motor nerve to a muscle is usually accompanied by inhibition, from within the CNS, of antagonist muscles acting at that joint.
a method of behavior therapy based on the inhibition of one response by the occurrence of another response that is mutually incompatible with it; a relaxation response might be conditioned to a stimulus that previously evoked anxiety
The concept of muscle inhibition caused by a tight agonist, which inhibits its functional antagonist.