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The union of two opposing tissue surfaces. This term is often used to refer to the sides of a wound, as well as to scar tissue strands that can form at the site of a previous operation, such as within the abdomen after a laparotomy.
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[L. adhaerere, to stick to] The tendency of different kinds of molecules to stick together.
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The property of a coating or sealant that allows it to bond to the surface to which it is applied.
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Attraction between different substances on either side of a phase boundary.
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Fibers that bond items together that would not normally be combined.
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A band of scar tissue that connects two surfaces of the body that are normally separate.
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State in which two surfaces are held together by chemical or physical forces or both with or without the aid of an adhesive. Adhesion is one aspect of bonding.
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in close proximity; joining of parts to one another which may occur abnormally as in a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures.
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1620s, from French adhésion or directly from Latin adhaesionem (nominative adhaesio) "a sticking to," noun of action from past participle stem of adhaerare (see adherent (adj.)). Adhesion i [..]
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the act of sticking or attaching to something.
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The property of a lubricant that causes it to cling or adhere to a solid surface.
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n. The state of being attached or joined.
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the strength of bond between cured rubber surfaces or between a cured rubber surface and a non-rubber surface.
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Attraction between unlike molecules. The polar nature of water molecules causes them to adhere to a surface. adhesion
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sticking (pop)
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A band of tissue, such as scar tissue, that sticks to other structures such as the abdominal wall.
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where two dissimilar parts or organs stick together but without organic fusion. adj. adherent. cf. cohesion.
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The state in which two surfaces are held together by interfacial forces; measure of the strength with which one material sticks to another.
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The property that causes one material to stick to another. Adhesion is affected by the condition of the surface to be coated and by the closeness of contact, as well as by the molecular forces of the [..]
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A binding force that allows unlike particles or surfaces to cling to one another.
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(L. adhaerere
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Force of attraction between molecules of different substances.
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The property of a coating or sealant to bond to the surface to which it is applied.
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the sticking together of unlike molecules
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The property of a coating or sealant to bond to the surface to which it is applied.
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 The ability of dry paint to attach to and remain fixed on the surface without blistering, flaking, cracking or being removed by tape. The surface being coated should allow a certain amount of penetr [..]
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Is the tendency of dissimilar particles and/or surfaces to cling to one another (cohesion refers to the tendency of similar or identical particles/surfaces to cling to one another). The forces that cause adhesion and cohesion can be divided into several types. The intermolecular forces responsible for the function of various kinds of stickers and s [..]
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 – A bond produced between a pressure sensitive adhesive and a surface. Adhesive
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The force that holds the surface of one material to another. The strength of adhesion is affected by the type and condition of the surfaces in question and the adhesive used. Generally the surfaces ne [..]
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[noun] The interaction of a molecule with something other than itself, often related to mechanical or electrostatic forces. For example, water forms a meniscus within a glass cylinder due to adhesive forces between the water and glass. Appears in modules:
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The force of attraction between unlike molecules.
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The ability of a substance to stick to an unlike substance. A feeling of attachment (e.g. an infant to its parents). An agreement to adhere (medicine) An abnormal union of surface by the formation of [..]
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(n) abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen(n) a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures(n) the property of sticking together (a [..]
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Adhesions are bands of scar-like tissue that form between two surfaces inside the body and cause them to stick together.
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The sticking of one surface to another. This can occur when scar tissue causes organs or loops of intestine to stick together. Occasionally, these adhesions may produce an intestinal obstruction or ot [..]
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A band of scar-like tissue that forms between two surfaces inside the body, connecting tissues or organs which are not normally connected.
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A band of scar tissue that joins normally separated internal body structures, most often after surgery, inflammation, or injury in the area.
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sticking to a surface
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the attraction between molecules that causes matter to cling to or stick to other matter
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Contact forces between two substances because of molecular interaction.  Essential factor for a good stability of laminates, prints, covers and bondings. In particular the adhesion forces between the [..]
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the stage in which two surfaces are held together by interfacial forces which may consist of valence forces or interlocking addition, or both. (See also adhesion, mechanical and adhesion, specific)
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adhesion between surfaces in which the adhesive holds the parts together by interlocking action. (See also adhesion, specific)
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adhesion between surfaces which are held together by valence forces of the same type as those which give rise to cohesion. (See also adhesion, mechanical)
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The maintenance of contact between two touching objects. Adhesion refers to a static condition, whereas traction (also known as “grip”) refers to a moving condition.
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The phenomenon by which one material is attached to another by means of surface attraction. 
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The bonding of two surfaces
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The clinging or sticking together of two surfaces. The ability of an adhesive to stick to a surface.
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Adhesion is one type of attraction force between the molecules of a substance and the container or another object. You stay wet when you get out of the bathtub because of adhesive forces. Some of the [..]
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Physicochemical property of fimbriated (Fimbriae, Bacterial) and non-fimbriated Bacteria of attaching to Cells, Tissue, and nonbiological surfaces. It is a factor in Bacterial colonization and Pathoge [..]
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Adherence of Cells to surfaces or to other Cells.
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An anchoring junction of the Cell to a non-Cellular substrate. It is composed of a specialized area of the Plasma Membrane where bundles of the Actin Cytoskeleton terminate and attach to the transmemb [..]
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Pathological Processes consisting of the union of the opposing surfaces of a wound.
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The property of a lubricant that causes it to cling or adhere to a solid surface. Wear occurring when surfaces contact, weld together and shear off.
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The property of a paint film that enables it to stick to a surface.
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A contract that is drafted by one party and accepted or rejected by the other, with no opportunity to bargain with respect to its terms.
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A characteristic of a unilateral contract that is offered on a “take it or leave it” basis. Most insurance policies are contracts of “adhesion,” because the terms are drawn up by the insurer and t [..]
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 scar tissue that develops on the site of an infection, inflammation, or surgical incision and that can prevent normal egg or sperm passage and/or interfere with zygote implantation.
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1. <chemistry> The property of remaining in close proximity, as that resulting from the physical attraction of molecules to a substance or the molecular attraction existing between the surfaces [..]
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The tendency of water to hydrogen bond to other compounds.
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the molecular attraction asserted between the surfaces of bodies in contact. Compare cohesion
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The attraction of water molecules to other materials as a result of hydrogen bonding.
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force of attraction between two unlike materials.
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the force of molecular attraction exerted between two surfaces in contact.
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A contract offered on a “take-it-or-leave-it” basis by an insurer, in which the insured’s only option is to accept or reject the contract. Any ambiguities in the contract will be settled in favo [..]
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Abnormal adherence of collagen fibers to surrounding structures during immobilization following trauma or as a complication of surgery which restricts normal elasticity of the structures involved; or [..]
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Fibrous band of scar tissue that can form anytime after an abdominal operation. It can bind organs or other internal body structures.
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A legal undertaking by which someone accepts the terms of an existing agreement, such as an Indian TREATY. Bands who were not present at the signing of a TREATY sometimes “adhere” to it (that is, [..]
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Assent or agreement to join.
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In infertility, the sticking of ovaries, tubes, uterus, bowel and abdominal lining to one or more of each other so as to affect fertility. May follow pelvic surgery, tubal infections or endometriosis
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Scar tissue that forms between surfaces inside the body.
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Scar tissue that forms on the external surface of the intestine causing it to become stuck to an adjacent structure. Adhesions may cause partial obstructions by deforming part of the intestinal tract [..]
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