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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

(sĭn′ər-jĭz′əm)
n.
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]
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The ASTM G119 standard has been widely used to quantify the synergism of a large number of materials in different environments [33, 34, 109-117].
Evidence of synergism between African cassava mosaic virus and a new double-recombinant geminivirus infecting cassava in Cameroon.
Xu et al., "Potent in vitro synergism of fluconazole and berberine chloride against clinical isolates of Candida albicans resistant to fluconazole," Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, vol.
After applying the previous function on real trimetallic systems we observed that extra synergism occurs due to presence of both Cu and Ag together.
Interestingly, we observed moderate synergism between MTDs and TNF-[alpha] on upregulation of MMP-3 in bovine chondrocytes.
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4, the Combination Index plot indicated that Low_Dar and Gegen 30 attained very strong synergism (CI < 0.1) on the inhibition of the contractile response induced by EFS.
The synergism ratio of 45.7-fold for coumaphos with formamidine was statistically different from 1.0 (P < 0.05).
2 and Table 2, it can be seen that CPZ/MCA/EP had the lowest THR among the three flame retardant systems, further confirming the existence of the synergism. On the other hand, HRR curves and PHRR temperatures of CPZ/MCA/EP, MCA/ EP, and EP were close.
[31] we can say that aromatic compounds which exhibit synergism are 3-methyl-1-butanol, 3,7-dimethyl-2, 6-octadien-1-ol,3-phenyl propenal, and dodecanoic acid.
There is recent evidence of synergism in the association of COD with paracetamol in rats, demonstrated by the Hargreaves hypernociception model, (7) and in the association of diclofenac sodium in the reduction of nociception in formalin-stimulated mice.
His assignments will include coordination among the Technology Centres, as well as the creation of synergism in development of new products.