Definition of ADHESION

noun : ADHESION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen ;

  • 2. (

    ) a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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. (

    ) 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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