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synergy

 [sin´er-je]
1. correlated action or cooperation by two or more structures or drugs.
2. in neurology, the faculty by which movements are properly grouped for the performance of acts requiring special adjustments. adj., adj synerget´ic, syner´gic, synergis´tic.

syn·er·gism

(sin'ĕr-jizm),
Coordinated or correlated action of two or more structures, agents, or physiologic processes so that the combined action is greater than the sum of each acting separately. Compare: antagonism.
[G. synergia, fr. syn, together, + ergon, work]

synergism

/syn·er·gism/ (sin´er-jizm) synergy.

synergism

(sĭn′ər-jĭz′əm)
n.
Synergy.

synergism

See synergy.

synergism

Cooperative interaction between 2+ components in a system, such that the combined effect is greater than the sum of each part Anatomy The combined action of muscle groups, resulting in a force greater than that which could be generated by the individual muscles Pharmacology Pharmacologic synergism An approach to recalcitrant bacterial infections or virulent malignancies in which the therapeutic agents each affect different pathways or steps in a metabolic pathway, making the treatment more efficient–eg, penicillin and an aminoglycoside. See Chemical synergism, Combination chemotherapy.

syn·er·gism

(sin'ĕr-jizm)
Coordinated or correlated action of two or more structures, agents, or physiologic processes so that the combined action is greater than the sum of each acting separately.
Compare: antagonism
Synonym(s): synergy.
[G. synergia, fr. syn, together, + ergon, work]

synergism

Cooperative action, especially of groups of muscles, so as to achieve an end impossible by individual action.

synergism

a chemical phenomenon in which the combined activity of two or more compounds is greater than the sum of the individual activities. For example, CYTOKININ and AUXIN act synergistically in promoting DNA replication.

syn·er·gism

(sin'ĕr-jizm)
Coordinated or correlated action of two or more structures, agents, or physiologic processes so that combined action is greater than sum of each acting separately.
Synonym(s): synergy.
[G. synergia, fr. syn, together, + ergon, work]

synergism (sin´urjizəm),

n a joint action of two drugs in such a manner that one supplements or enhances the action of the other to produce an effect greater than that which may be obtained with either one of the drugs in equivalent quantity or produce effects that could not be obtained with any safe quantity of either drug, or both. See also potentiation.

synergism

the joint action of agents so that their combined effect is greater than the algebraic sum of their individual parts, e.g. antibiotic synergism.
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Further, based upon the above analysis, the differences are apt to be larger if synergism is present since synergism provides incentives for systematic errors to be reinforced.
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Further, it was also noticed that the degree of interaction in synergism also varies with different species of nematode (Koppenhofer and Kaya, 2000).
By definition, synergism is an effect that is more than additive, whereas the definition for antagonism is an effect that is less than additive.
To find out synergism between two different Cry toxins Cry1Ac and Cry2Aa, three different combinational ratios 1:1, 1:2, 2:1 were used against spotted bollworm (E.
HIPS and ABS are exceptions in that synergism has not been observed, but fire-test performance is not reduced with zinc borate/antimony combinations, Shen says.
Yemane called on fellow farmers to adhere to synergism as a strategy towards a breakthrough in agricultural ventures.
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A synergism between recombination and natural selection may have played a major role in Darwinian molecular evolution," Levinson says, "a role that is obscured by the semantics of the modern synthesis" theory
The other area is a broader exploration of halogen/phosphorus synergism to provide alternatives to antimony oxide.