adjuvant

Definitions

General Science

  • noun something added to improve the effectiveness of something else, e.g. a substance added to a pesticide to make it stick to waxy leaves
  • noun an agent added to a drug to improve its effectiveness

Construction

  • Any agent added to another substance to increase its effectiveness.
  • A nonpesticidal substance added to a pesticide to enhance its physical or chemical properties.

Medical

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