Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: agonist
IPA transcription: ['æɡənɪst]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: agonist
    Meaning: (biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction
  • Synonyms: agonist
    Meaning: a muscle that contracts while another relaxes; "when bending the elbow the biceps are the agonist"
  • Synonyms: agonist
    Meaning: someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)
  • Synonyms: protagonist, agonist
    Meaning: the principal character in a work of fiction
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