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adjunct

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noun ad·junct \ˈaj-ˌəŋ(k)t\

Medical Definition of adjunct

  1. 1:  a person associated with or assisting another in some duty or service

  2. 2:  adjuvant b <drugs used as short-term adjuncts in weight-loss programs>




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adjunct

adjective ad·junct

Medical Definition of adjunct

  1. 1:  added or joined as an accompanying object or circumstance

  2. 2:  attached in a subordinate or temporary capacity to a staff <an adjunct psychiatrist>





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