additive

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(ad′ĭ-tiv)

[L. additivus]

1. In pharmacology, the effect that one drug or substance contributes to the action of another drug or substance.
2. Any substance that changes the composition or action of another when it is added or combined with the first; an adulterant.

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(ad′ĭ-tiv)

[L. additivus]

1. In pharmacology, the effect that one drug or substance contributes to the action of another drug or substance.
2. Any substance that changes the composition or action of another when it is added or combined with the first; an adulterant.

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