Adjuvant

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1. Adjuvant is an agent which, while not having any specific antigenic effect in itself, may stimulate the immune system, increasing the response to a vaccine.

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)


2. A substance added to a vaccine to improve the immune response so that less vaccine is needed to provide protection.