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1. Pertaining to synergism.
2. Denoting a synergist.
Synonym(s): synergetic, synergic
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1. Of or relating to synergy: a synergistic effect.
2. Producing or capable of producing synergy: synergistic drugs.

syn′er·gis′ti·cal·ly adv.
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The combined action of two or more processes is greater than the sum of each acting separately.
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In this study, the antimicrobial activities of cryptotanshinone (CT) against methicillin and vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated in a clinic were assessed using brothmicrodilution method and the checkerboard and timekill methods for synergistic effect of the combination with antibiotics.
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