What is synergistic?

  • (adj): Used especially of drugs or muscles that work together so the total effect is greater than the sum of the two (or more).
    Synonyms: interactive
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on synergistic:

History - Northwest Synergistic Software/My Pattern Designer Era
... Not longer part of the Sierra group, a number of the development staff at Synergistic, returning to their previous name of Northwest Synergistic Software, left the entertainment software market in 2000 to devote ...
Synergistic Enhancer (antiretroviral)
... Synergistic enhancers of antiretrovirals usually do not possess any antiretroviral properties alone, but when they are taken concurrently with antiretroviral drugs ... antimalarials Chloroquine is being investigated as a synergistic enhancer of protease inhibitors ... It is the only antiretroviral synergistic enhancer to be FDA-approved specifically for this use ...
Synergism - Biological Sciences
... According to the Synergism Hypothesis, synergistic effects have been the drivers of cooperative relationships of all kinds and at all levels in ... The thesis, in a nutshell, is that synergistic effects have often provided functional advantages (economic benefits) in relation to survival and reproduction that have been favored by ... Synergistic responses are a complicating factor in environmental modeling ...
Brain Stimulation Reward - Modulation With Drugs - Dopamine Antagonists and Agonists
... potency of BSR in either an antagonistic or synergistic manner are predominantly dopamine antagonists and agonists ... BSR synergistic drugs include amphetamines, cocaine, heroin, morphine, nicotine, phenylcyclidine, mu and delta opioids, and cannabis ... These synergistic drugs summate with BSR and serve as rewards themselves by elevating the dopamine concentration at forebrain dopamine nerve terminals ...

More definitions of "synergistic":

  • (adj): Working together; used especially of groups, as subsidiaries of a corporation, cooperating for an enhanced effect.
    Example: "A synergistic effect"
    Synonyms: synergetic
  • (adj): Of or relating to the theological doctrine of synergism.