adjuvant

Primary Meanings of adjuvant

1.
adj
furnishing added support
2.
adjn
enhancing the action of a medical treatment
an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment
Full Definitions of adjuvant
1

adj furnishing added support

“an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism”
Synonyms:
accessory, adjunct, ancillary, appurtenant, auxiliary
supportive
furnishing support or assistance
2

adj enhancing the action of a medical treatment

“the adjuvant action of certain bacteria”
Synonyms:
helpful
providing assistance or serving a useful function

n an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment

Type of:
additive
something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine

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