A medusa has a layer of muscles, more or less strongly developed, running in a circular direction on the surface of the subumbrella, the contractions of which are antagonized by the elasticity of the gelatinous substance of the body.
weight, the indication that the toxin has been antagonized being that a fatal result does not follow within five days after the injection.
It is this wide range of dynamic peculiarities above the common range of known physical and chemical molecules which excites our wonder; and a reflection of these peculiar properties is seen in their affinities for this or that toxic or constructive agent, whereby the peculiarity, for example, of a particular kind of nerve cell may be altered, antagonized, reinforced or converted.
For example, fans of Zendall (Zach and Kendall) may be antagonized by fans of Rendall (Ryan and Kendall) posting that Ryan and Kendall are getting back together again.
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