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com·pe·ti·tion

(kom'pĕ-tish'ŭn),
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities.

competition

/com·pe·ti·tion/ (kom″pĕ-tish´un) the phenomenon in which two structurally similar molecules “compete” for a single binding site on a third molecule.compet´itive
antigenic competition  an altered response to an immunogen resulting from the simultaneous or close administration of two immunogens: the response to one is normal, while the response to the second is suppressed or diminished.

com·pe·ti·tion

(kom'pĕ-tish'ŭn)
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities.

competition

the interaction between organisms striving for the same end, including competition for resources (food, living space), mates, etc. Such interaction may adversely affect their growth and survival. See INTERSPECIFIC COMPETITION, INTRASPECIFIC COMPETITION.
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