adjuvant

Definitions:

  • A treatment that enhances an existing medical regimen, as a pharmacological agent added to a drug to increase or aid its effect.
  • An immunological agent that increases the antigenic response.
  • Contributing to or enhancing an existing medical regimen.
  • Serving to help or assist; auxiliary; contributory: as, an <em>adjuvant</em> medicine.
  • A person or thing aiding or helping; whatever aids or assists.
  • Specifically In <em>medicine</em>, whatever aids in removing or preventing disease; especially, a substance added to a prescription to aid the operation of the principal ingredient.
  • A substance added to an immunogenic agent to enhance the production of antibodies.
  • A substance added to a formulation of a drug which enhances the effect of the active ingredient.
  • Helping; helpful; assisting.
  • An assistant.
  • An ingredient, in a prescription, which aids or modifies the action of the principal ingredient.
  • A thing which <xref>aids</xref> or <xref>assists</xref>; an <xref>auxiliary</xref>.
  • One who helps or facilitates; an <xref>assistant</xref>.
  • An additive (as in a <xref>drug</xref>) that aids or modifies the action of the principal <xref>ingredient</xref>.
  • Something (as in a <xref>method</xref>) that enhances the effectiveness of a medical <xref>treatment</xref>.
  • A substance enhancing the <xref>immune</xref> response to an <xref>antigen</xref>.
  • The noun used as a <xref>modifier</xref>.
  • an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment
  • furnishing added support
  • enhancing the action of a medical treatment
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