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- adj. forming an adjunct
- adj. additional; neither basic nor primary: "adjunctive therapy"
- adj. the property of two operations x and y, such that ax(ayb) = a, and ay(axb) = a
- n. a connector joining two components of the same weight, such as a coordinating conjunction
- n. a substance added as a supplement; often in the phrase "additives and adjunctives."
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Joining; having the quality of joining; forming an adjunct.
- n. One who, or that which, is joined.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Joining; having the quality of joining.
- n. One who or that which is joined.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. joining; forming an adjunct
The term "adjunctive" implies this treatment is to be used in conjunction with the standard medical approaches for battling cancer and not "instead of."
"adjunctive" to DREs and PSAs, meaning a combination of the three can produce more accurate biopsies.
Or do the providers principally serve in an adjunctive way, as consultants?
While some supplements are unnecessary and may even be potentially harmful because of its synthetic form or inappropriate usage, when supplements are utilized appropriately for certain specific patients, they can prove to be very beneficial as adjunctive therapeutic options.
But with such an early study result, this may very well signify a relatively benign option for obese patients as far as finding adjunctive healthy options to aid in weight loss.
When compared to changing our medical care system from one focused on treating end-stage disease, to one whose goal is to prevent disease and promote optimal health through nutrition, lifestyle, stress management, and adjunctive complementary therapies, the conversation shifts dramatically.
Moreover, the lack of available professionals encourages the development of adjunctive professionals, not as well trained, and usually at a lower pay level, who take up the slack, and this has its own unintended consequences for both doctors and patients.
The newest randomized controlled trial was conducted comparing "usual medical care" compared with usual medical care plus adjunctive care by a homeopath for patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)(Relton et al., 2009).
We all know Neurontin's not growing for adjunctive therapy, besides that's not where the money is.
Neurontin was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1993 in doses of up to 1800 mg per day as adjunctive therapy for partial complex seizures.