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Synergism

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noun

The interaction of things resulting in the overall effect that is greater than the sum of individual effects of any of them


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Synergism occurs when different entities working together and enhance the effect to an extent that cannot be produced singly. Synergism is used pharmacologically to enhance the efficacy of a set of drugs.


Word origin: Greek syn-ergos (working together)

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