Synergism: Definition & Examples


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What is the meaning of synergism?

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1. Which of the following would be an example of synergism?

2. Which is a negative example of synergism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review your knowledge of synergism and its medical applications with this quiz and worksheet. Questions will focus on a few key terms and recognition of medical applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will help you review:

  • The definition of synergism
  • Examples of synergism in healthcare
  • Where synergism does not apply

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how synergism can affect physical tasks
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define uses of synergism, including negative uses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding synergism to recognize examples in medication application

Additional Learning

For a more detailed understanding of how synergism works, read the lesson titled Synergism: Definition & Examples. This lesson will cover information like:

  • How synergism can apply to fighting cancer cells
  • Ways in which negative interactions can show synergism
  • Specific ways synergism can apply to treating heart infections