synergist

synergist

[sin-er-jist, si-nur-]
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:
1650–60; < Neo-Latin synergista < Greek synerg(ós) (see synergism) + Neo-Latin -ista -ist

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synergist (ˈsɪnədʒɪst, sɪˈnɜː-)
 
n
1.  a drug, muscle, etc, that increases the action of another
2.  Christian theol an upholder of synergism
 
adj
3.  of or relating to synergism

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

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