facilitative

facilitative
fa·cil·i·ta·tive (fə-silґĭ-ta″tiv) in pharmacology, denoting a reaction arising as an indirect result of drug action, as development of an infection after the normal microflora has been altered by an antibiotic.

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  • facilitative — adj. freeing from difficulty or impediment; as, facilitative changes in the economic structure. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • facilitative — 1864, from FACILITATE (Cf. facilitate) + IVE (Cf. ive) …   Etymology dictionary

  • facilitative — facilitate ► VERB ▪ make easy or easier. DERIVATIVES facilitation noun facilitative adjective facilitator noun facilitatory adjective. ORIGIN French faciliter, from Latin facilis easy …   English terms dictionary

  • facilitative — adjective freeing from difficulty or impediment facilitative changes in the economic structure • Similar to: ↑helpful • Derivationally related forms: ↑facilitate …   Useful english dictionary

  • facilitative — adjective see facilitate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • facilitative — See facilitate. * * * …   Universalium

  • facilitative — adjective Having the effect of making easy; easing …   Wiktionary

  • facilitative — adj. helpful, assisting; making easier …   English contemporary dictionary

  • facilitative — fa·cil·i·ta·tive …   English syllables

  • facilitate — facilitative, adj. /feuh sil i tayt /, v.t., facilitated, facilitating. 1. to make easier or less difficult; help forward (an action, a process, etc.): Careful planning facilitates any kind of work. 2. to assist the progress of (a person). [1605… …   Universalium

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