adjuvant

Definitions of adjuvant
  1. adjective
    furnishing added support
    “an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism”
    synonyms: accessory, adjunct, ancillary, appurtenant, auxiliary
    supportive
    furnishing support or assistance
  2. adjective
    enhancing the action of a medical treatment
    “the adjuvant action of certain bacteria”
    Synonyms:
    helpful
    providing assistance or serving a useful function
  3. noun
    an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment
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    additive
    something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
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