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adjunct

 [ad´junkt]
an accessory or auxiliary agent or measure.

adjunct

[ad′jungkt]
Etymology: L, adjungere, to join
(in health care) an additional substance, treatment, or procedure used for increasing the efficacy or safety of the primary substance, treatment, or procedure or for facilitating its performance. adjunctive, adj.

adjunct

A thing joined or added to another thing, which is not an essential part thereof—e.g., radiation therapy is an important adjunct to surgery and may represent appropriate adjuvant therapy.

adjunct

Medtalk A thing joined or added to another thing but which is not an essential part thereof–eg, RT is an important adjunct to surgery and may represent appropriate adjuvant therapy

adjunct (aj´ungkt),

n a drug or other substance that serves a supplemental purpose in therapy.
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My way led through Pleasant Meadow, an adjunct of the Baker Farm, that retreat of which a poet has since sung, beginning,--
Indeed, in another minute we were in a lofty room with skylight, easels, dressing-cupboard, platform, and every other adjunct save the signs of actual labor.
This is an important need for adjuncts and Cengage Learning is committed to supporting them in their careers.
Arkansas Business surveyed more than a dozen public colleges and universities across the state and found two-year schools typically pay adjuncts between $1,200 and $2,000 per three-hour course taught, while four-year schools generally pay between $2,000 and $2,500.
Isolation, marginalization, and lack of recognition are common feelings expressed by adjuncts.
Therefore, many adjuncts had to find more creative ways to express their frustrations than actually abandoning their classrooms.
The Washington Post reported recently that Virginia's community college system retains 7,400 adjuncts but only 2,852 full-time professors.
There is a tremendous need for these adjuncts especially in Health Sciences, IT, Business, Engineering and many other fields.
We re proud of the adjuncts for sticking together during this drawn-out process, and our union hopes to sit down at the table with Duquesne s administration to begin bargaining as soon as possible, said USW International President Leo W.
Adjuncts have earned their spot on the full-time faculty list or at least a salary above the American poverty line.
The effective use of adjuncts provides universities with flexibility to staff courses according to variations in student enrollment, but to ensure quality of instruction, it is incumbent upon universities to provide adjuncts with a well-organized and reliable infrastructure, clearly identified performance expectations, consistent assessment methods, and effective communication, support, and training (Adams & Dority, 2005).