additive 1 of 2

as in cumulative
produced by a series of additions of identical or similar things certain drugs have additive effects when taken in conjunction with each other that one doesn't see when any one is used alone

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“Additive.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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