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enhance +‎ -er

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enhancer (plural enhancers)

  1. Something that enhances.
    • '2007, Ken Albala, Beans: A History, page 95:
      Mucuna pruriens Latin name may be thought to suggest its predilection, but actually means itchy. Nonetheless, one can easily find it being sold in capsules as a sex enhancer. It has actually been used as such in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.
  2. (genetics) A short region of DNA that can increase transcription of genes

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