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Antagonistic Muscle

Definition of Antagonistic Muscle What does the term “antagonistic” mean? As the name suggests, the word antagonistic... Read More

Antagonist

Definition noun, plural: antagonists A biological structure or chemical agent that interferes with the physiological action... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Agonist muscle

Definition noun A muscle that contracts while another muscle relaxes Supplement Muscles may be classified according to the... Read More

Fixator muscle

Definition noun, plural: fixator muscles (anatomy) A muscle that serves as a stabilizer of one part of the body during... Read More

Curare

Definition noun (1) Common name for the plant species, Strychnos toxifera (2) The substance containing the alkaloid... Read More

Lead-pipe rigidity

Definition noun A hypokinetic disorder characterized by the inflexibility or stiffness of the limb that is maintained... Read More

Mutual resistance

mutual resistance --> antagonism An interaction between chemicals in which one partially or completelyinhibits the effect of... Read More

Biceps

Any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm).Muscles found in the upper limbs... Read More

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More

Agonist

Definition noun, plural: agonists (pharmacology) A molecule that combines with a receptor on a cell to trigger physiological... Read More

Ligand

Definition noun, plural: ligands (1) A molecule, ion or atom bonded to the central metal atom of a coordination... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Progesterone

Definition noun, plural: progesterones A progestogen hormone, with a chemical formula of C21H30O2, naturally produced in... Read More

Hat medium

Hat medium (Science: cell biology, cell culture) a selective growth medium for animal tissue cells that contains... Read More

Enemy

Enemy One hostile to another; one who hates, and desires or attempts the injury of, another; a foe; an adversary; as, an... Read More

Kill

Kill 1. To deprive of life, animal or vegetable, in any manner or by any means; to render inanimate; to put to death; to... Read More

Progestogen

Definition noun, plural: progestogens A steroid hormone that is activated by the binding to the progesterone receptor, and... Read More