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Definition:
  • (biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction;
  • a muscle that contracts while another relaxes; "when bending the elbow the biceps are the agonist";
  • someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon);
  • the principal character in a work of fiction;

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    Hyponyms: antihero

     

     
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