Associations to the word «Adhesion»


ADHESION, noun. The ability of a substance to stick to an unlike substance.
ADHESION, noun. Persistent attachment or loyalty.
ADHESION, noun. An agreement to adhere.
ADHESION, noun. (medicine) An abnormal union of surface by the formation of new tissue resulting from an inflammatory process.
ADHESION, noun. (Biochemistry) The binding of a cell to a surface or substrate.
ADHESION CONTRACT, noun. A contract set by one party, so that the other party has little or no ability to negotiate more favorable terms and conditions.

Dictionary definition

ADHESION, noun. Abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen.
ADHESION, noun. A fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures.
ADHESION, noun. The property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition; "the mutual adhesiveness of cells"; "a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion".
ADHESION, noun. Faithful support for a cause or political party or religion; "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive".

Wise words

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