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adjuvant

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adjective ad·ju·vant \ˈaj-ə-vənt\

Medical Definition of adjuvant

  1. 1:  serving to aid or contribute

  2. 2:  assisting in the prevention, amelioration, or cure of disease <adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery>




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adjuvant

noun ad·ju·vant

Medical Definition of adjuvant

  1. :  one that helps or facilitates: asa:  an ingredient (as in a prescription or solution) that facilitates or modifies the action of the principal ingredient <the beneficial activity of the spray is enhanced by adjuvants>b:  something (as a drug or method) that enhances the effectiveness of a medical treatment <used chemotherapy as an adjuvant to surgery>c:  a substance enhancing the immune response to an antigen





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