an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment
accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary(adj)
furnishing added support
"an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"
enhancing the action of a medical treatment
"the adjuvant action of certain bacteria"
adjuvant(noun)The noun used as a modifier.
adjuvant(noun)One who helps or facilitates; an assistant.
adjuvant(noun)An additive (as in a drug) that aids or modifies the action of the principal ingredient.
adjuvant(noun)Something (as in a method) that enhances the effectiveness of a medical treatment.
adjuvant(noun)A substance enhancing the immune response to an antigen.
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