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adhesion is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(ad-hē′zhŏn)

[L. adhaerere, to stick]

1. A holding together or uniting of two surfaces or parts, as in wound healing.
2. A fibrous band of scar tissue holding parts together that are normally separated, as within the peritoneal cavity after surgery or penetrating injuries.
3. An attraction to another substance, e.g., of molecules or blood platelets to each other or to dissimilar materials.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Adhesion." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731453/all/adhesion.
Adhesion. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731453/all/adhesion. Accessed June 24, 2019.
Adhesion. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731453/all/adhesion
Adhesion [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731453/all/adhesion.
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