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Agonist has a number of meanings

  • Agonist, a substance that binds to a receptor to induce a biochemical response
    • Inverse agonist, a substance that induces the opposite effect of an agonist


  • A muscle that contracts and operates in opposition to another - see agonist (muscle), a muscle type


  • An advocate of the political theory of agonism (or 'agonistic pluralism').
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