Definition of Antagonist. Meaning of Antagonist. Synonyms of Antagonist

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Definition of Antagonist

Antagonist
Antagonist An*tag"o*nist, a. Antagonistic; opposing; counteracting; as, antagonist schools of philosophy.

Meaning of Antagonist from wikipedia

- An antagonist is a character in a story who is presented as the chief foe of the protagonist. The English word antagonist comes from the Gr**** ἀνταγωνιστής...
- In pharmacology the term agonist-antagonist or mixed agonist/antagonist is used to refer to a drug which under some conditions behaves as an agonist (a...
- A nicotinic antagonist is a type of anticholinergic drug that inhibits the action of acetylcholine (ACh) at nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. These compounds...
- A dopamine antagonist, also known as an anti-dopaminergic and a dopamine receptor antagonist (DRA), is a type of drug which blocks dopamine receptors...
- A receptor antagonist is a type of receptor ligand or drug that blocks or dampens a biological response by binding to and blocking a receptor rather than...
- An antagonist is a character opposing the protagonist in literature. Antagonist may also refer to: Antagonist (muscle), a muscle type Receptor antagonist...
- A muscarinic receptor antagonist (MRA) is a type of anticholinergic agent that blocks the activity of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The muscarinic...
- An orexin receptor antagonist is a drug that inhibits the effect of orexin by acting as a receptor antagonist of the orexin receptor. Potential applications...
- receptor antagonists or inverse agonists. Normally, histamine binds to the H1 receptor and heightens the receptor's activity; the receptor antagonists work...
- An adrenergic antagonist is a drug that inhibits the function of adrenergic receptors. There are five adrenergic receptors, which are divided into two...
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