a compound which binds to a receptor but is not successful at facilitating the same level of reaction as a full agonist at the same receptor site or puts out only a portion of the action put out by the endogenous neurotransmitter which it imitates.

PARTIAL AGONIST: "The partial agonist failed to support the experiment's hypothesis."
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