autoadjuvant etymology

English word autoadjuvant comes from English adjuvant, English auto-

Detailed word origin of autoadjuvant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
adjuvant English (eng) (immunology) A substance enhancing the immune response to an antigen. [from 20th c.]. (medicine) Something that enhances the effectiveness of a medical treatment; a supplementary treatment. [from 18th c.]. (pesticide science) An additive (often a separate product) that enhances the efficacy of pesticide products, but has little or no pesticidal activity itself. [from mid 20th c.]. [...]
auto- English (eng) (from automatic) automatic. (from automobile) relating to cars or the driving of cars. Regarding oneself.
autoadjuvant English (eng) (immunology) A substance that enhances the immune response to an antigen produced by the same organism.

Words with the same origin as autoadjuvant

Descendants of auto-
autoaggregation autoamputate autobiographical autobiography autocatalytical autoconfigure autoconfirm autocorrect autocue autodelete autodestruct autoimmune autoloom automotive autophoretic autophosphatase autopilot autopositioning autorickshaw autosave autoscoring autosoliton autosuggestible autotarget