Syn"er*gist (?), n. [Cf. F. synergiste.]


One who holds the doctrine of synergism.

2. Med.

A remedy which has an action similar to that of another remedy, and hence increases the efficiency of that remedy when combined with it.

<-- 3. (Biochemistry) A chemical compound which exhibits a synergistic effect on some biochemical or physiological action, in combination with another compound. [A supertype of def. 2.] -->


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