balanced antagonism

balanced antagonism,

n the continual fluctuation between the actions of the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems to create a dynamic homeostasis in the organism.
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Whereas the pathogen-host interaction is imbalanced and results in disease, that of the endophyte and its host is a balanced antagonism (Schulz et al.
Clinical trial experience with iloperidone suggests that this balanced antagonism may provide efficacy against positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia, while causing reduced EPS and hyperprolactinemia relative to other available atypical antipsychotics.