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potentiate

(pə-tĕn′shē-āt′)
tr.v. potenti·ated, potenti·ating, potenti·ates
To make (something, especially a drug or a metabolic or chemical reaction) effective or more effective.

po·ten′ti·a′tion n.

potentiate

[pōten′shē·āt]
to increase the strength or degree of activity of something.

potentiate

(pō-tĕn′shē-āt)
To increase the potency or action.
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A significant main effect for JH was reported, with the jumps performed following the control treatment being greater than those performed after the potentiating treatment (F = 5.
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Initial products of the partnership are expected to be antibiotic- potentiating agents, which would be used together with existing antibiotics.
The potentiating agents would interfere with the bacterial drug export system, thereby increasing drug concentrations within the bacterium to levels sufficient to kill otherwise-resistant organisms.