potentiate


po·ten·ti·ate

verb \pə-ˈten(t)-shē-ˌāt\
po·ten·ti·at·edpo·ten·ti·at·ing

Definition of POTENTIATE

transitive verb
:  to make effective or active or more effective or more active; also :  to augment the activity of (as a drug) synergistically
po·ten·ti·a·tion \-ˌten(t)-shē-ˈā-shən\ noun
po·ten·ti·a·tor \-ˈten(t)-shē-ˌā-tər\ noun

First Known Use of POTENTIATE

1817

po·ten·ti·ate

transitive verb \pə-ˈten-chē-ˌāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
po·ten·ti·at·edpo·ten·ti·at·ing

Medical Definition of POTENTIATE

: to make effective or active or more effective or more active; also : to augment the activity of (as a drug) synergistically
po·ten·ti·a·tion \-ˌten-chē-ˈā-shən\ noun

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