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antagonism
1. Hostility or hatred causing opposition and ill will.
2. Opposition between forces or principles.
3. In physiology, the interaction between two or more chemical substances in the body that diminishes the effect each of them has individually.
4. In physiology, the opposing force that usually exists between parts of muscles.
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