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antagonism (noun; Greek antagonistes, competitor): 1. Inhibition or interference in growth of an organism due to unfavorable conditions created by the presence of another species.

2. Opposing action by two different muscles or structures.

3. Neutralizing ability of one drug or hormone upon another

See also: chalone.