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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·ju·vant /ˈæʤəvənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ad·ju·vant /ˈæʤəvənt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·ju·vant n.
 1. An assistant. [R.]
 2. Med. An ingredient in a prescription drug, which aids or modifies the action of the principal ingredient.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·ju·vant a.  Helping; helpful; assisting. [R.] Adjuvant causes.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to something that is added but is not essential;
             "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms
             of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxilliary
             to each other" [syn: accessory, adjunct, ancillary,
              appurtenant, auxiliary, subsidiary]
      2: enhancing the action of a medical treatment; "the adjuvant
         action of certain bacteria"
      n : an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical