adjuvant

  • 1 adjuvant — [ adʒyvɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1834; adj. « qui aide, auxiliaire » 1560; lat. adjuvans, p. prés. de adjuvare « aider » 1 ♦ Médicament, traitement auxiliaire, destiné à renforcer ou compléter la médication principale. ♢ Par anal. Produit que l on ajoute à un …

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  • 2 adjuvant — adjuvánt s. n., pl. adjuvánte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  adjuvánt adj. m., pl. adjuvánţi; f. sg. adjuvántă, pl. adjuvánte …

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  • 3 adjuvant — adjuvant, ante (a dju van, van t ) adj. 1°   Qui aide, auxiliaire. 2°   En termes de pharmacie, un médicament adjuvant, ou subst. m. un adjuvant, médicament qu on fait entrer dans une formule pour seconder l action de celui qu on regarde comme… …

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  • 4 Adjuvant — Ad ju*vant, a. [L. adjuvans, p. pr. of adjuvare to aid: cf. F. adjuvant. See {Aid}.] Helping; helpful; assisting. [R.] Adjuvant causes. Howell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Adjuvant — Ad ju*vant ([a^]d j[ u]*vant), n. [L. adjuvamentum, fr. adjuvare to help; ad + juvare to help.] 1. (Immunology) A substance added to an immunogenic agent to enhance the production of antibodies. Stedman. [PJC] 2. A substance added to a… …

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  • 6 Adjuvant — Ad ju*vant, n. 1. An assistant. [R.] Yelverton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) An ingredient, in a prescription, which aids or modifies the action of the principal ingredient. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 adjuvant — adjuvant. См. адъювант. (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.

  • 8 Adjuvánt — (lat.), Gehilfe, s. Hilfslehrer …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 adjuvant — I adjective accessory, aiding, ancillary, assistant, assisting, auxiliary, cooperative, helpful, helping, ministerial, obliging, serving, subservient, subsidiary II noun acolyte, adjutant, aid, aide de camp, ancillary, assistant, attendant,… …

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  • 10 adjuvant — adjùvant m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA 1. v. adjutor 2. a. ono što pomaže da se poboljšaju svojstva čega drugoga (o nekim materijalima, spojevima i sl.) b. onaj koji pomaže djelovanje drugoga (o lijekovima i sl.) ETIMOLOGIJA vidi adjutum …

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  • 11 adjuvant — adj *auxiliary, contributory, ancillary, accessory, subsidiary, subservient Analogous words: aiding, helping, assisting (see HELP vb): supporting, upholding, backing (see SUPPORT vb): *effective, efficient, efficacious, effectual Antonyms:… …

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  • 12 adjuvant — [aj′ə vənt] adj. [L adjuvans, prp. of adjuvare: see AID] that helps or aids; auxiliary n. 1. a person or thing that helps 2. a substance added to a drug to aid its action, specif. in increasing immune response …

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  • 13 Adjuvant — An adjuvant (from Latin, adiuvare: to aid) is a pharmacological or immunological agent that modifies the effect of other agents, such as a drug or vaccine, while having few if any direct effects when given by itself. They are often included in… …

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  • 14 Adjuvant — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « adjuvant », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Un adjuvant est quelque chose ou quelqu un… …

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  • 15 Adjuvant — The Latin “adjuvans” means to help, particularly to reach a goal. Adjuvant therapy for cancer is surgery followed by chemotherapy or radiation to help decrease the risk of the cancer recurring (coming back). An adjuvant is a substance that helps… …

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  • 16 adjuvant — I. 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… …

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  • 17 adjuvant — (aj ě věnt) Material added to an antigen to increase its immunogenicity. Common examples are alum, killed Bordetella pertussis, and an oil emulsion of the antigen, either alone (Freund s incomplete adjuvant) or with killed mycobacteria (Freund s… …

    Dictionary of microbiology

  • 18 adjuvant — /aj euh veuhnt/, adj. 1. serving to help or assist; auxiliary. 2. Med. utilizing drugs, radiation therapy, or other means of supplemental treatment following cancer surgery. n. 3. a person or thing that aids or helps. 4. anything that aids in… …

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  • 19 adjuvant — adj. & n. adj. helpful, auxiliary. n. an adjuvant person or thing. Etymology: F adjuvant or L adjuvare (as AD , juvare jut help) …

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  • 20 adjuvant — Additional components added to a system to affect action of its main component, typically to increase immune response to an antigen. See Freund s adjuvant …

    Dictionary of molecular biology