|1.||[ adjective ] (pharmacology) enhancing the action of a medical treatment|
"the adjuvant action of certain bacteria"
|Related terms:||pharmacology helpful|
|2.||[ adjective ] relating to something that is added but is not essential|
|Synonyms:||adjunct ancillary appurtenant auxiliary subsidiary accessory|
"an ancillary pump" "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism" "The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other"
|3.||[ noun ] an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment|