cocatalyst

noun
co·​cat·​a·​lyst | \ ˌkō-ˈka-tə-ləst How to pronounce cocatalyst (audio) \
variants: or co-catalyst
plural cocatalysts or co-catalysts

Definition of cocatalyst

: a substance or agent that brings about catalysis in conjunction with one or more others Platina nanoparticles can serve as a co-catalyst in the reactions with electrons …Science Daily

First Known Use of cocatalyst

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Cocatalyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocatalyst. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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