Agonism


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Ag´o`nism


n.1.Contention for a prize; a contest.
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It may be difficult to see how this is an equivalent gift; indeed, male agonism, when it has not been friendly, has contributed to many social ills, such as sexism, crime, war, and domestic violence.
TRPV-1 agonism evokes an initial neuronal excitation that is followed by a durable refractory state to provide long lasting analgesia.
These results seem to further validate sigma-1 receptor agonism as a therapeutic target for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases," stated Christopher U.
Other targeted approaches to atopic dermatitis therapy include inhibition of the JAK/STAT pathway and K-opioid receptor agonism.
Effects of preservative-free intrathecal ketamine result from NMDA receptor antagonism, opiate receptor agonism and local anaesthetic-like action.
These data suggest that GC-C agonism may be able to affect various abdominal and pelvic area organ pain through visceral organ crosstalk, which is enabled by the fact that multiple organs in this region of the body share sensory peripheral and central innervation pathways.
Su texto, "Risking One-self and One's Identity: Agonism Revisited", esta dividido en dos secciones.
Zai and his colleagues explained that ranitidine increases the motility of the gastrointestinal tract by increasing the levels of acetylcholine either by direct cholinergic agonism or indirectly either by increasing the release of acetylcholine from cholinergic nerves or by acetylcholinesterase inhibition23.
Published in 2013, this collection of essays reviews and updates some of Mouffe's previous public lectures and conferences on the topics of Agonism and democratic politics.
He covers themes in Havel's thought, the influence of Jan Patocka, further Patockean ideas in Havel's thought, living in truth as an existential concept, Havel's concern for meaningful political discourse, his political thought as a liberal philosophy, his liberal agonism, and Havel and the neoliberal state.
A relationship that moves from one of open antagonism to precarious agonism never sheds its political nature.
But there is a further principle that unifies this seemingly bifurcated oeuvre, a single ethic guiding the construction of ostensibly very different films: namely, a commitment to agonism as a compositional principle in which inheres nothing less than a philosophy of democracy.