As nouns the difference between antagonist and atipamezole
is that antagonist
is antagonist (all senses) while atipamezole
is a synthetic alpha2-adrenergic antagonist indicated for the reversal of the sedative and analgesic effects of dexmedetomidine and medetomidine in dogs.
An opponent or enemy.
- antagonist of Heaven's Almighty King
One who antagonizes or stirs.
(biochemistry) A chemical that binds to a receptor but does not produce a physiological response, blocking the action of agonist chemicals.
* 2001': The calcium '''antagonists represent one of the top ten classes of prescription drugs in terms of commercial value, with worldwide sales of nearly $10 billion in 1999. — Leslie Iversen, ''Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford 2001, p. 41)
The main character or force opposing the protagonist in a literary work or drama.
(anatomy) A muscle that acts in opposition to another.
- our antagonists in these controversies
- A flexor, which bends a part, is the antagonist of an extensor, which extends it.
* agonist (biochemistry)
* antagonise, antagonize
* receptor antagonist
A synthetic alpha2-adrenergic antagonist indicated for the reversal of the sedative and analgesic effects of dexmedetomidine and medetomidine in dogs.