<networking> In the client-server model, the part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server. Especially in the phrase "intelligent agent" it implies some kind of automatic process which can communicate with other agents to perform some collective task on behalf of one or more humans.

(01 Mar 1995)

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<pharmacology> Any power, principle or substance capable of producing an effect, whether physical, chemical or biological.

Origin: L. Agens = acting

(18 Nov 1997)

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