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...
- 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...
- A muscarinic receptor antagonist (MRA) is a type of anticholinergic agent that blocks the activity of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. Acetylcholine...
- An adrenergic antagonist is a drug that inhibits the function of adrenergic receptors. There are five adrenergic receptors, which are divided into two...
- A nicotinic antagonist is a type of anticholinergic drug that inhibits the action of acetylcholine (ACh) at nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. These compounds...
- H2 antagonists, sometimes referred to as H2RAs and also called H2 blockers, are a cl**** of medications that block the action of histamine at the histamine...
- antagonist (anti-dopaminergic) is a type of drug which blocks dopamine receptors by receptor antagonism. Most antipsychotics are dopamine antagonists...
- H1 antagonists, also called H1 blockers, are a cl**** of medications that block the action of histamine at the H1 receptor, helping to relieve allergic...
- 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...
- 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...
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