agonist

(A-guh-nist)

A drug or substance that binds to a receptor inside a cell or on its surface and causes the same action as the substance that normally binds to the receptor.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "agonist"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "agonista"

Medicamento o sustancia que se une a un receptor en el interior o la superficie de una célula y produce la misma acción que la sustancia que normalmente se une con el receptor.