Definition

Antagonism

Antagonism is the killing, injury or inhibition of growth of one species of microorganism by another when one organism adversely affects the environment of the other.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Antagonism
- Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles.
Category: Microbiology
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