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Adjunct vs. Adjuvant

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Adjunctnoun

An appendage; something attached to something else in a subordinate capacity.

Adjuvantadjective

Helping; helpful; assisting. from 16th c.

Adjunctnoun

A person associated with another, usually in a subordinate position; a colleague.

Adjuvantadjective

(medicine) Designating a supplementary form of treatment, especially a cancer therapy administered after removal of a primary tumour. from 19th c.

Adjunctnoun

(brewing) An unmalted grain or grain product that supplements the main mash ingredient.

Adjuvantnoun

Someone who helps or facilitates; an assistant, a helper. from 16th c.

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Adjunctnoun

A quality or property of the body or mind, whether natural or acquired, such as colour in the body or judgement in the mind.

Adjuvantnoun

(medicine) Something that enhances the effectiveness of a medical treatment; a supplementary treatment. from 18th c.

Adjunctnoun

(music) A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key.

Adjuvantnoun

(pharmacology) An additive (as in a drug) that aids or modifies the action of the principal ingredient. from 19th c.

Adjunctnoun

(grammar) A dispensable phrase in a clause or sentence that amplifies its meaning, such as "for a while" in "I typed for a while".

Adjuvantnoun

(pesticide science) An additive (often a separate product) that enhances the efficacy of pesticide products, but has little or no pesticidal activity itself. from mid 20th c.

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Adjunctnoun

A constituent which is both the daughter and the sister of an X-bar.

Adjuvantnoun

(immunology) A substance enhancing the immune response to an antigen. from 20th c.

Adjunctnoun

(rhetoric) Symploce.

Adjuvantnoun

A substance added to an immunogenic agent to enhance the production of antibodies.

Adjunctnoun

(category theory) One of a pair of morphisms which relate to each other through a pair of adjoint functors.

Adjuvantnoun

A substance added to a formulation of a drug which enhances the effect of the active ingredient.

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Adjunctadjective

Connected in a subordinate function.

Adjuvantnoun

An assistant.

Adjunctadjective

Added to a faculty or staff in a secondary position.

Adjuvantnoun

An ingredient, in a prescription, which aids or modifies the action of the principal ingredient.

Adjunctadjective

Conjoined; attending; consequent.

‘Though that my death were adjunct to my act.’;

Adjuvantadjective

Helping; helpful; assisting.

Adjunctnoun

Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it.

‘Learning is but an adjunct to our self.’;

Adjuvantnoun

an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment

Adjunctnoun

A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate.

Adjuvantadjective

relating to something that is added but is not essential;

‘an ancillary pump’; ‘an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism’; ‘The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other’;

Adjunctnoun

A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words; as, the History of the American Revolution, where the words in italics are the adjunct or adjuncts of "History."

Adjuvantadjective

enhancing the action of a medical treatment;

‘the adjuvant action of certain bacteria’;

Adjunctnoun

A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind.

Adjuvant

In pharmacology, an adjuvant is a drug or other substance, or a combination of substances, that is used to increase the efficacy or potency of certain drugs.

Adjunctnoun

A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a.

Adjunctnoun

something added to another thing but not an essential part of it

Adjunctnoun

a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another

Adjunctnoun

a construction that is part of a sentence but not essential to its meaning and can be omitted without making the sentence ungrammatical

Adjunctadjective

relating to something that is added but is not essential;

‘an ancillary pump’; ‘an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism’; ‘The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other’;

Adjunctadjective

of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

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