Definitions for synergistic
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
syn•er•gismˈsɪn ərˌdʒɪz əm, sɪˈnɜr dʒɪz-(n.)
the interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements, contributions, etc.
Category: Common Vocabulary
the joint action of agents, as drugs, that when taken together increase each other's effectiveness
Ref: (contrasted with antagonism ).
Origin of synergism:
1755–65; < NL synergismus < Gk synerg(ós) working together (syn-syn - +-ergos, adj. der. of érgonwork ) + NL -ismus -ism
used especially of drugs or muscles that work together so the total effect is greater than the sum of the two (or more)
of or relating to the theological doctrine of synergism
working together; used especially of groups, as subsidiaries of a corporation, cooperating for an enhanced effect
"a synergistic effect"
Of or pertaining to synergy or synergism; co-operative, working together, interacting, mutually stimulating.
of or pertaining to synergism
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