Meaning of ADJUVANT in English



Pronunciation: ' a-j ə -v ə nt

Function: adjective

Etymology: French or Latin; French, from Latin adjuvant-, adjuvans, present participle of adjuvare to aid ― more at AID

Date: 1574

1 : serving to aid or contribute : AUXILIARY

2 : assisting in the prevention, amelioration, or cure of disease < adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery>

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