Adjuvant

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In pharmacology, an adjuvant is a drug or other substance, or a combination of substances, that is used to increase the efficacy or potency of certain drugs. Specifically, the term can refer to:

This is a specialized usage of a word (derived from the Latin verb "adjuvare", to help), which also has a more general meaning as someone or something assisting in any operation or effect.