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Synonyms of adhesion

Noun


1. adhesion, pathology

usage: abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen

2. adhesion, scar tissue

usage: a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

3. adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond, stickiness

usage: 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"

4. attachment, adherence, adhesion, support

usage: 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"

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