adhesion

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See also: adhésion and adhesión

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From French adhésion, from Latin stem of adhaesio, from past participle of adhaerare.

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adhesion (usually uncountable, plural adhesions)

  1. The ability of a substance to stick to an unlike substance.
  2. Persistent attachment or loyalty.
  3. An agreement to adhere.
  4. (medicine) An abnormal union of surface by the formation of new tissue resulting from an inflammatory process.

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