synergistic

adjective syn·er·gis·tic \ ˌsi-nər-ˈji-stik \
|Updated on: 9 Jun 2018

Definition of synergistic

1 : having the capacity to act in synergism
  • synergistic drugs
2 : of, relating to, or resembling synergism
  • a synergistic reaction

synergistically

play \ˌsi-nər-ˈji-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of synergistic

1832

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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synergistic

adjective syn·er·gis·tic \ ˌsin-ər-ˈjis-tik \

medical Definition of synergistic

1 : having the capacity to act in synergism
  • synergistic drugs
  • synergistic muscles
2 : of, relating to, or resembling synergism
  • a synergistic reaction
  • a synergistic effect

synergistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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