Medical Dictionary

agonism

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noun ag·o·nism \ˈa-gə-ˌni-zəm\

Medical Definition of agonism

  1. :  the combining of a chemical substance (such as a drug) with a specific receptor on a cell thereby initiating the same reaction or activity typically produced by the binding of an endogenous substance :  the action of an agonist


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