Meaning of ADHESION in English

noun Etymology: French or Latin; French adhésion, from Latin adhaesion-, adhaesio, from adhaerēre Date: 1624 steady or firm attachment ; adherence , the action or state of adhering, the abnormal union of separate tissue surfaces by new fibrous tissue resulting from an inflammatory process, agreement to join , the molecular attraction exerted between the surfaces of bodies in contact, ~al adjective

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