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|etymology=Greek <i>antagonistes</i>, competitor
 
|etymology=Greek <i>antagonistes</i>, competitor
|definition=1. Inhibition or interference in growth of an organism due to unfavorable conditions created by the presence of another species.  
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|definition=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.  
 
2. Opposing action by two different muscles or structures.  
  
3. Neutralizing ability of one drug or hormone upon another
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3. Neutralizing ability of one drug or [[hormone]] upon another
 
|see also=[[chalone]].
 
|see also=[[chalone]].
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Revision as of 00:39, 14 September 2013

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.