noun Etymology: New Latin synergismus, from Greek synergos Date: 1910 interaction of discrete agencies (as industrial firms), agents (as drugs), or conditions such that the total effect is greater than the sum of the individual effects

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  • Synergism — Syn er*gism, n. [See {Synergetic}.] (Theol.) The doctrine or theory, attributed to Melanchthon, that in the regeneration of a human soul there is a co[ o]peration, or joint agency, on the part both of God and of man. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • synergism — synergism. См. синергизм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • synergism — index collusion, synergy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • synergism — UK US /ˈsɪnədʒɪzəm/ noun [C or U] COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT ► SYNERGY(Cf. ↑synergy) …   Financial and business terms

  • synergism — 1650s, theological doctrine that human will cooperates with divine grace in regeneration, from Mod.L. synergismus, from Gk. synergos working together (see SYNERGY (Cf. synergy)). Used in a broader (non theological) sense by 1925 …   Etymology dictionary

  • synergism — [sin′ər jiz΄əm] n. [ModL synergismus < Gr synergos, working together: see SYNERGY] 1. the simultaneous action of separate agencies which, together, have greater total effect than the sum of their individual effects: said esp. of drugs 2. the… …   English World dictionary

  • synergism — Synergy Syn er*gy, n. [Gr. ?. See {Synergetic}.] 2. Combined action; especially (Med.), the combined healthy action of every organ of a particular system; as, the digestive synergy. [1913 Webster] 2. An effect of the interaction of the actions of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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