[ US /ædˈhiʒən/ ]
[ UK /ɐdhˈiːʒən/ ]
  1. faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
    the adhesion of Seville was decisive
    adherence to a fat-free diet
    attachment to a formal agenda
  2. abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  3. a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures
  4. the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion
    the mutual adhesiveness of cells
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How To Use adhesion In A Sentence

  • Pressure difference adhesion and a kinetic pectoral girdle thus allow the clingfish to exploit a food resource unavailable to many other predators.
  • In this paper, several curing agent of polyurethane were synthesized. Influences of solid content and dosage of TDI tripolymer on different PU adhesion high initial bonding strength were discussed.
  • To make matters worse, thick, fibrous adhesions are often formed anchoring the congested, fatty tissue to the muscular layer below.
  • The solid line demarcates the boundary between rolling adhesion and firm adhesion at a standard set of conditions.
  • It most likely functions as an adhesion protein, connecting the placenta to the uterus.
  • Direct evidence that the cooperative binding associated with clustering increases adhesion has been provided by atomic force microscopy.
  • How many genes encode cell adhesion and intercellular signaling receptors? The Scientist
  • Damaged endothelial cells secrete p-selectin, e-selectin, intracellular adhesion molecules and vascular cell adhesion molecules that induce monocytes to marginate, roll, and adhere to endothelial surfaces.
  • Adhesions can involve the uterus, tubes, ovaries, and bowels and can attach any of these structures to each other or to the floor of the pelvic area.
  • High-viscidity emulsion powder, dispersible in water . It can increase the adhesion between mortar and its substrates, and improve the mechanic property and constructability of mortar.
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