ADJUNCT

noun. 1. a substance which is utilized in conjunction with another substance in effort to remedy an illness and render a surplus of other medicinal effects. It is possible that a system of behaviors, varying from the behaviors of the origin substance, could be present. 2. a keyword or reference within a sentence which isn't a primary constructive component part but rather one which changes, increases, or features an alternate component part which is. 3. even more commonly, a secondary or inessential component of anything.

ADJUNCT: "Often, adjunct medications are used alongside others during certain treatments, such as the use of anti-nausea medication during chemotherapy to ease the side effects of such."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADJUNCT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adjunct/ (accessed July 20, 2019).
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