Definition of Adjuvant in English :

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Adjuvant meaning in English

Meaning of Adjuvant in English

Pronunciation of Adjuvant in English

Adjuvant pronunciation in English

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Adjuvant

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Noun

1. adjuvant

an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment

Adjective

2. accessory, adjunct, adjuvant, ancillary, appurtenant, auxiliary

furnishing added support

Example Sentences:
'an ancillary pump'
'an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism'
'The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other'

3. adjuvant

enhancing the action of a medical treatment

Example Sentences:
'the adjuvant action of certain bacteria'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Adjuvant

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adjective
1. 
aiding or assisting
noun
2. 
something that aids or assists; auxiliary
3. medicine
a drug or other substance that enhances the activity of another
4. immunology
a substance that enhances the immune response stimulated by an antigen when injected with the antigen

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Adjuvant

see synonyms of adjuvant
adjective
1. 
that helps or aids; auxiliary
noun
2. 
a person or thing that helps
3. 
a substance added to a drug to aid its action, specif. in increasing immune response

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Adjuvant

see synonyms of adjuvant
n.
1. A treatment that enhances an existing medical regimen, as a pharmacological agent added to a drug to increase or aid its effect.
2. An immunological agent that increases the antigenic response.
adj.
1. Contributing to or enhancing an existing medical regimen: adjuvant chemotherapy.
2. or ad·ju·vant·ed (ăjə-vən-tĭd) Containing an adjuvant: an adjuvant vaccine.

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