antagonism

  1. a state of deep-seated ill-will
  2. the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
  3. an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility
  4. (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure

Antagonism

Decreased activity or growth arising from the effect of one chemical or organism on another (opposite of synergism). The total response is less than the sum of the independent effects of either applied separately.

antagonism

Type: Term Pronunciation: an-tag′ŏ-nizm Definitions: 1. Denoting mutual opposition in action among structures, agents, diseases, or physiologic processes. 2. A situation in which the combined effect of two or more factors is smaller than the solitary effect of any one of the factors. Synonyms: mutual resistance
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Antagonism

Interference or inhibition of the effect of one chemical by the action of another.
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antagonism

An ecological association between organisms in which one or more of the participants is harmed or has its activities limited.
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antagonism

[n] - the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors 2. [n] - an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility 3. [n] - (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
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Antagonism

Type of muscle organisation where muscles groups oppose each other in moving a limb. When controlling such muscles it is necessary for one group to relax while the other is pulling. (See extensor muscle and flexor muscle.)
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Antagonism

An·tag'o·nism noun [ Greek ..., from ... to struggle against; ... against + ... to contend or struggle, ... contest: confer French antagonisme . See Agony .] Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles. » We speak of antagonism between two thin...
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antagonism

An interaction between chemicals in which one partially or completelyinhibits the effect of the other (for example, a drug that blocks a hormone's receptor site would be a hormone antagonist). ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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antagonism

noun (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
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antagonism

noun the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors; `the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism`
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Antagonism

• (n.) Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles.
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antagonism

(from the article `pharmaceutical industry`) ...assumed that drugs that could block AT1 receptors would produce antihypertensive effects. Once again, this assumption proved correct, and a second ... Important antagonistic relationships between certain mineral nutrients also are known. A large excess of rubidium, for example, interferes ...
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antagonism

antagonism 1. Hostility or hatred causing opposition and ill will. 2. Opposition between forces or principles. 3. In physiology, the interaction between two or more chemical substances in the body that diminishes the effect each of them has individually. 4. In physiology, the opposing force that usually exists between parts of muscles.
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Antagonism

[phytopathology] In phytopathology, antagonism refers to the action of any organism that suppress or interfere the normal growth and activity of a plant pathogen, such as the main parts of bacteria or fungi. These organisms can be used for pest control and are referred to as ``Biological Control Agents´´. They may be predators, parasites,...
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antagonism

an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility
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