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

- antagonist is the character in a story who is against the protagonist. The English word antagonist comes from the Gr**** ἀνταγωνιστής – antagonistēs,...
- 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...
- receptor antagonists or inverse agonists. Normally, histamine binds to the H1 receptor and heightens the receptor's activity; the receptor antagonists work...
- A nicotinic antagonist is a type of anticholinergic drug that inhibits the action of acetylcholine (ACh) at nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. These compounds...
- known as α-blockers or α-adrenoreceptor antagonists, are a cl**** of pharmacological agents that act as antagonists on α-adrenergic receptors (α-adrenoceptors)...
- for initial treatment of most patients. Beta blockers are competitive antagonists that block the receptor sites for the endogenous catecholamines epinephrine...
- H2 antagonists, sometimes referred to as H2RA and also called H2 blockers, are a cl**** of medications that block the action of histamine at the histamine...
- NMDA receptor antagonists are a cl**** of drugs that work to antagonize, or inhibit the action of, the N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR). They are...
- nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Caffeine (although an adenosine receptor antagonist) is able to counteract the anticholinergic symptoms by reducing sedation...
- A muscarinic receptor antagonist (MRA) is a type of anticholinergic agent that blocks the activity of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. Acetylcholine...
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