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Antagonist

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noun, plural: antagonists

A biological structure or chemical agent that interferes with the physiological action of another


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Examples of antagonists are drugs that bind to cell receptors that prevent the agonists from eliciting a biological response. Other biological antagonists are muscles that occur in pairs. An antagonist muscle opposes the action of the agonist muscle, thus, helps in regulating movements.


Word origin: Greek antagonistes (an opponent)

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And you sent this to the botany discussion...? :D No, the antagonist muscle does not generate equal force - if it did, muscles could not cause movement. Thus, you also need to train both the agonist and antagonist separately. The antagonist generates ...

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by mido95
Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:47 am
 
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