What is antagonist?

  • (noun): A drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug.
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Antagonist

An antagonist (from Greek ἀνταγωνιστής - antagonistēs, "opponent, competitor, enemy, rival") is a character, group of characters, or institution, that represents the opposition against which the protagonist must contend. In other words, 'A person, or a group of people who oppose the main character, or the main characters.' In the classic style of stories wherein the action consists of a hero fighting a villain/enemy, the two can be regarded as protagonist and antagonist, respectively.

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Leukotriene Receptor Antagonist-associated Churg–Strauss Syndrome
... Leukotriene receptor antagonist-associated Churg–Strauss syndrome may occur in asthma patients being treated with leukotriene receptor antagonists, occurring 2 days to 10 ...
Antagonist
... An antagonist (from Greek ἀνταγωνιστής - antagonistēs, "opponent, competitor, enemy, rival") is a character, group of characters, or institution, that represents the opposition against ... the two can be regarded as protagonist and antagonist, respectively ... The antagonist may also represent a major threat or obstacle to the main character by their very existence, without necessarily deliberately targeting him or her ...
Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan - Cast
... Mrinalini- (Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar) Antagonist Vikram- (Abhinav sukla) Antagonist Shantanu- (Hiten Tejwani) Antagonist Mata Rani- Antagonist Ammaji- Main Antagonist Kanika ...
MTEP
... as a selective allosteric antagonist of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype mGluR5 ... Identified through structure-activity relationship studies on an older mGluR5 antagonist MPEP, MTEP has subsequently itself acted as a lead compound for ... and more selective than MPEP as a mGluR5 antagonist, and produces similar neuroprotective, antidepressant, analgesic, and anxiolytic effects but with either ...
Sujata (TV Series) - Cast
... Saara Shah (Sujata's naughty daughter, antagonist) Brijesh Arya.. ... Neel (Saara's boyfriend who is after her dad's money, antagonist) Renuka Israni.. ... Faiba/Maa (Viresh's mother, antagonist) Kiran Bhargav.. ...

More definitions of "antagonist":

  • (noun): A muscle that relaxes while another contracts.
    Example: "When bending the elbow the triceps are the antagonist"