Agonist (disambiguation)

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Agonist (from Ancient Greek ἀγωνιστής: agōnistēs, “combatant, champion”) may refer to:

  • Agonist, A person engaged in a contest, conflict, struggle, etc. (see agon)
  • Agonist, A person who is torn by inner conflict.
  • An advocate of the political theory of agonism (or 'agonistic pluralism').
  • Agonist, a substance that binds to a receptor to induce a biochemical response
    • Inverse agonist, a substance that induces the opposite effect of an agonist
  • Agonist (muscle), a muscle type
  • Samson Agonistes, a tragedy by John Milton.
  • The Agonist, a Canadian metal band
  • Agonistic behaviour, animal behaviour relating to conflict