Additive effect

additive effect

additive effect n.
An effect in which two substances or actions used in combination produce a total effect the same as the sum of the individual effects.
Historical Examples

(d) additive effect on current of response, root-tip a negative, and growing region A positive.
Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919 Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose

It is, however, better to employ the additive effect of a definite number of feeble make-and-break shocks.
Life Movements in Plants Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose

The additive effect of stimulus of light and gravity is seen illustrated in figure 180.
Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919 Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose


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