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synergist

[sin-er-jist, si-nur-] /ˈsɪn ər dʒɪst, sɪˈnɜr-/
noun
1.
Physiology, Medicine/Medical. a body organ, medicine, etc., that cooperates with another or others to produce or enhance an effect.
2.
Chemistry, Pharmacology. any admixture to a substance for increasing the effectiveness of one or more of its properties.
3.
Theology. a person who holds the doctrine of synergism.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Neo-Latin synergista < Greek synerg(ós) (see synergism) + Neo-Latin -ista -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for synergist

synergist

/ˈsɪnədʒɪst; sɪˈnɜː-/
noun
1.
a drug, muscle, etc, that increases the action of another
2.
(Christian theol) an upholder of synergism
adjective
3.
of or relating to synergism
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Word Origin and History for synergist
n.

1650s in theology (see synergism); 1867 in medicine, from Greek synergos "working together" (see synergy) + -ist.

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synergist in Medicine

synergist syn·er·gist (sĭn'ər-jĭst)
n.
A synergistic organ, drug, or agent.

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