Definition of counteragent in English:


Line breaks: coun¦ter|agent
Pronunciation: /kaʊntərˈeɪdʒ(ə)nt


An agent or force used to reduce or neutralize something else.
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  • The purpose of therapeutics was to apply counteragents, usually chemical ones, which would act quickly against the attacker.
  • Even the best medicine, if too diluted, may readily be overwhelmed by stronger counteragents.
  • Ironically, the best counteragents against microbes are often other microbes that produce very potent antibiotics.

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