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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sin'er-jizm


Coordinated or correlated action of two or more structures, agents, or physiologic processes so that the combined action is greater than the sum of each acting separately.

Synonym(s): synergia, synergistic effect, synergy

[G. synergia, fr. syn, together, + ergon, work]

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