Meaning of ADJUVANT in English

ADJUVANT

adj helping; helpful; assisting.

2. adjuvant ·noun an assistant.

3. adjuvant ·noun a substance added to an immunogenic agent to enhance the production of antibodies.

4. adjuvant ·noun a substance added to a formulation of a drug which enhances the effect of the active ingredient.

5. adjuvant ·noun an ingredient, in a prescription, which aids or modifies the action of the principal ingredient.

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