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adjective as in auxiliary


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Other vaccines, for example protein subunit types, make use of an adjuvant, which is a substance that jumpstarts the immune system.

A third, from Novavax, injects a lab-made version of a coronavirus protein along with an adjuvant to stimulate the immune system.

It includes an inactivated form of the virus and an adjuvant.

It’s formulated from adjuvants and proteins produced in the leaves of a plant related to tobacco that have had viral genes introduced into them.

It does not contain many ingredients commonly found in other vaccines, such as preservatives or adjuvants, which are used to make vaccines work better — and is not manufactured in human or animal cells.

Fresh air is the most important adjuvant for this that we have.

In certain minor affections of a spasmodic character it, therefore, forms a valuable adjuvant to other remedies.

It is claimed to be a reconstructive tonic and blood-making adjuvant, with favorable action in affections of the glandular system.

There is no scientific evidence that it has any value either alone or as an adjuvant to sandal oil.

How the use of yeast as an adjuvant to otherwise inadequate food mixtures exerts its beneficial effect is not yet made clear.

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On this page you'll find 296 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adjuvant, such as: additional, accessory, accompanying, appurtenant, attendant, and attending.

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