AGONIST-ANTAGONIST

a compound that concurrently adheres to numerous receptors, operating as an agonist or slight agonist at one particular kind of receptor spot and as an antagonist at a contrasting receptor spot.

AGONIST-ANTAGONIST: "Buprenorphine is a commonly used agonist-antagonist drug."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AGONIST-ANTAGONIST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/agonist-antagonist/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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