Definition of Adjuvant. Meaning of Adjuvant. Synonyms of Adjuvant

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Definition of Adjuvant

Adjuvant
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.
Adjuvant
Adjuvant Ad"ju*vant, n. 1. An assistant. [R.] --Yelverton. 2. (Med.) An ingredient, in a prescription, which aids or modifies the action of the principal ingredient.

Meaning of Adjuvant from wikipedia

- An adjuvant is a pharmacological or immunological agent that modifies the effect of other agents. Adjuvants may be added to a vaccine to boost the immune...
- Adjuvant therapy, also known as adjunct therapy, add-on therapy, and adjuvant care, is therapy that is given in addition to the primary or initial therapy...
- immunology, an adjuvant is a substance that potentiates and/or modulates the immune responses to an antigen to improve them. The word "adjuvant" comes from...
- adjuvant is a solution of antigen emulsified in mineral oil and used as an immunopotentiator (booster). The complete form, Freund's Complete Adjuvant...
- In pharmacology, adjuvants are drugs that have few or no pharmacological effects by themselves, but may increase the efficacy or potency of other drugs...
- An analgesic adjuvant is a medication that is typically used for indications other than pain control but provides control of pain in some painful diseases...
- Antigen preparation Adjuvant selection and preparation Animal selection Injection process Blood serum extraction An antigen/adjuvant conjugate is injected...
- Agricultural spray adjuvants are used to enhance the effectiveness of pesticides such as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and other agents that control...
- Squalene is not itself an adjuvant, but it has been used in conjunction with surfactants in certain adjuvant formulations. An adjuvant using squalene is Seqirus'...
- MF59 is an immunologic adjuvant that uses squalene. It is Novartis' proprietary adjuvant that is added to influenza vaccines to help stimulate the human...
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