potentiate

verb po·ten·ti·ate \ pə-ˈten(t)-shē-ˌāt \

Definition of potentiate

potentiated; potentiating
: to make effective or active or more effective or more active; also : to augment the activity of (something, such as a drug) synergistically

potentiation

play \pə-ˌten(t)-shē-ˈā-shən\ noun

potentiator

play \pə-ˈten(t)-shē-ˌā-tər\ noun

First Known Use of potentiate

1667

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potentiate

transitive verb po·ten·ti·ate \ pə-ˈten-chē-ˌāt \

medical Definition of potentiate

potentiated; potentiating
: to make effective or active or more effective or more active; also : to augment the activity of (as a drug) synergistically

potentiation

play \-ˌten-chē-ˈā-shən\ noun

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