Potent vs Octreotide - What's the difference?

potent | octreotide |


As nouns the difference between potent and octreotide

is that potent is (tincture) a heraldic fur formed by a regular tessellation of blue and white t shapes while octreotide is (pharmacy) an octapeptide that mimics natural somatostatin pharmacologically, though it is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon and insulin than the natural hormone.

As an adjective potent

is possessing strength.

potent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Possessing strength.
  • :
  • *
  • *:Little disappointed, then, she turned attention to "Chat of the Social World," gossip which exercised potent fascination upon the girl's intelligence.
  • Being effective, causing body effects.
  • :
  • Having a sharp or offensive taste.
  • (lb) Able to procreate.
  • Very powerful or effective.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • *:harsh and potent injuries
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:Moses once more his potent rod extends.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (tincture) A heraldic fur formed by a regular tessellation of blue and white T shapes.
  • (obsolete) A prince; a potentate.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (obsolete) A staff or crutch.
  • Antonyms

    * impotent

    Derived terms

    * idempotent * nilpotent * unipotent * (l)

    octreotide

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia octreotide)
  • (pharmacy) An octapeptide that mimics natural somatostatin pharmacologically, though it is a more potent inhibitor of growth hormone, glucagon and insulin than the natural hormone.