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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]

synergy

/syn·er·gy/ (-er-je)
1. correlated action or cooperation on the part of 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.

synergy

(sĭn′ər-jē)
n. pl. syner·gies
1. The interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects.
2. Cooperative interaction among groups, especially among the acquired subsidiaries or merged parts of a corporation, that creates an enhanced combined effect.
3. An instance of either such interaction.

synergy

[sin′ərjē]
Etymology: Gk, syn + ergein, to work
1 the process in which two organs, substances, or agents work simultaneously to enhance the function and effect of one another.
2 the coordinated action of a set of muscles that work together to produce a specific movement, as in a reflex action.
3 a combined action of different parts of the autonomic nervous system, as in the sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation of secreting cells of the salivary glands, with both systems having a secretory effect.
4 the interaction of two or more drugs to produce a certain effect, as in the exaggerated response to tyramine in a person who is treated with a monoamine oxidase inhibitor. Also called synergism.

synergy

Alternative health
A general term for any eclectic health system that combines breathing and energy techniques, hypnosis, imagery and visualisation, and neurolinguistic programming.

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]

synergy

the joint action of two agents, often producing an effect greater than if the two acted separately.

synergy,

n the effects of combined components interacting to produce new and different effects than individual components. Typically used to refer to the action of whole plants, as opposed to active constituents in isolation.

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]

synergy,

n the process in which two organs, substances, or agents work simultaneously to enhance the functions and effects of one another.

synergy

correlated action or cooperation by two or more structures or drugs.
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