Adjective "Adjuvant" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Adjuvant


    Definition:

    1. serving to help or assist; auxiliary.

    2. Medicine/Medical. utilizing drugs, radiation therapy, or other means of supplemental treatment following cancer surgery. noun

    3. a person or thing that aids or helps.

    4. anything that aids in removing or preventing a disease, especially a substance added to a prescription to aid the effect of the main ingredient.

    5. Immunology. a substance admixed with an immunogen in order to elicit a more marked immune response.

    Examples:

    "therapies can be adjuvant."

    "chemotherapies can be adjuvant."

    "treatments can be adjuvant."

    "acids can be adjuvant."

    "systems can be adjuvant."

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