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Definition of 'adjuvant'


  1. an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment


  1. furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"
       Synonyms: accessory adjunct ancillary appurtenant auxiliary subsidiary
  2. enhancing the action of a medical treatment; "the adjuvant action of certain bacteria"

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