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    adhesion

    adhesion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word adhesion

    Definition
    (noun) abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen Definition
    (noun) a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures Definition
    (noun) the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    Synonyms : adherence , adhesiveness , bond
    Example Sentence
    • the mutual adhesiveness of cells
    • a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion
    Definition
    (noun) faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
    Synonyms : adherence , attachment
    Example Sentence
    • attachment to a formal agenda
    • adherence to a fat-free diet
    • the adhesion of Seville was decisive
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