any of various substances, especially sodium thiosulfate, used for removing excess from paper pulp, textile, fiber, etc., after bleaching.
a substance used to remove chlorine from a material after bleaching or to neutralize the chlorine present
opposed to the concept that a pregnant woman has the right to choose abortion.
an enzyme or drug that blocks the action of acetylcholinesterase, thereby increasing the stimulating effect of acetylcholine on the muscles. noun any of a group of substances that inhibit the action of cholinesterase anticholinesterase an·ti·cho·lin·es·ter·ase (ān’tē-kō’lə-něs’tə-rās’, -rāz’, ān’tī-) n. A substance that inhibits the activity of cholinesterases, including acetylcholinesterase.
of or relating to a substance that opposes the effects of acetylcholine; interfering with the passage of parasympathetic nerve impulses. Compare . an anticholinergic substance, as a drug. adjective (physiol) blocking nerve impulses through the parasympathetic nerves noun (med) a drug or agent that blocks these nerve impulses, used to control intestinal spasm, increase the […]
a particular personage or power, variously identified or explained, who is conceived of as appearing in the world as the principal antagonist of Christ. (sometimes lowercase) an opponent of Christ; a person or power antagonistic to Christ. (often lowercase) a disbeliever in Christ. (often lowercase) a false Christ. noun (New Testament) the antagonist of Christ, […]