antiport an·ti·port (ān’tē-pôrt’)
A mechanism for the coupled transport of two different molecules or ions through a membrane in opposite directions.
the use of a word in a sense opposite to its proper meaning. noun (rhetoric) the use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal one, esp for ironic effect n. 1530s, from Latin antiphrasis, from Greek antiphrasis, from antiphrazein “to express (something) by the opposite,” from anti- (see anti-) + phrazein “to […]
antiprothrombin antiprothrombin an·ti·pro·throm·bin (ān’tē-prō-thrŏm’bĭn, ān’tī-) n. An anticoagulant that inhibits or prevents the conversion of prothrombin into thrombin.
noun an approach to mental disorders that makes use of concepts derived from existentialism, psychoanalysis, and sociological theory
checking or preventing fever. an antipyretic agent. adjective preventing or alleviating fever noun an antipyretic remedy or drug “reducing fever; that which reduces fever,” 1680s, from anti- + Greek pyretos “fever, burning heat,” related to pyr “fire” (see fire (n.)) + -ic. antipyretic an·ti·py·ret·ic (ān’tē-pī-rět’ĭk, ān’tī-) n. An agent that reduces or prevents fever. Also […]