agonist definition

  • noun:
    • One taking part in difficult or competitors.
    • Physiology A contracting muscle mass that is resisted or counteracted by another muscle mass, the antagonist.
    • Biochemistry A drug or any other substance that will match a receptor on a cell to make a physiologic response typical of a naturally occurring material.
    • some one tangled up in a contest or battle (as in an agon).
    • The muscle that agreements whilst various other relaxes.
    • A molecule that will match a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological response.
    • One who contends for prize in public areas games.
    • One who contends the prize in public games; a combatant; a champion; a dramatic actor. Also referred to as agonister.
    • [capitalized] among a violent party of Donatists in north Africa within the 4th century.
    • a muscle that agreements while another calms
    • somebody taking part in a contest or struggle (as in an agon)
    • the key personality in a work of fiction
    • (biochemistry) a drug that can match a receptor on a cell to create a physiological response

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