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synergism

synergism (summation)
1. The phenomenon in which the combined action of two substances (e.g. drugs or hormones) produces a greater effect than would be expected from adding the individual effects of each substance. See also potentiation.

2. The combined action of one muscle (the synergist) with another (the agonist) in producing movement. Compare antagonism.

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synergism

synergism The result of combined factors, each of which influences a process in the same direction but which, when combined, give a greater effect than they would acting separately.

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synergism

synergism The result of combined factors, each of which influences a process in the same direction but which, when combined, give a greater effect than they would acting separately.

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synergism

synergism The result of combined factors, each of which influences a process in the same direction but which, when combined, give a greater effect than they would acting separately.

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"synergism." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 25 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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