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potentiation

 [po-ten″she-a´shun]
enhancement of one agent by another so that the combined effect is greater than the sum of the effects of each one alone.

po·ten·ti·a·tion

(pō-ten'shē-ā'shŭn),
Interaction between two or more drugs or agents resulting in a pharmacologic response greater than the sum of individual responses to each drug or agent.

potentiation

/po·ten·ti·a·tion/ (po-ten″she-a´shun)
1. enhancement of one agent by another so that the combined effect is greater than the sum of the effects of each one alone.

posttetanic potentiation  an incrementing response without change of action potential amplitude, occurring with repetitive nerve stimulation.

potentiation

[pōten′shē·ā′shən]
Etymology: L, potentia
a synergistic action in which the effect of two drugs given simultaneously is greater than the sum of the effects of each drug given separately.

potentiation

See Long-term potentiation.

po·ten·ti·a·tion

(pŏ-ten'shē-ā'shŭn)
Interaction between two or more drugs or agents resulting in a pharmacologic response greater than the sum of individual responses to each drug or agent.

po·ten·ti·a·tion

(pŏ-ten'shē-ā'shŭn)
Interaction between two or more drugs or agents resulting in a pharmacologic response greater than the sum of individual responses to each drug or agent.

potentiation (pōten´shēā´shən),

n 1. an increase in the action of a drug by the addition of another drug that does not necessarily possess similar properties.
n 2. the enhancement of action (e.g., of a drug).

potentiation

enhancement of one agent by another so that the combined effect is greater than the sum of the effects of each one alone.
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Subjects also varied in the degree to which the period was followed by a period of potentiation of the H-reflex.