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Synonyms for adhesion

Synonyms for adhesion

the close physical union of two objects

Synonyms for adhesion

abnormal union of bodily tissues

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

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the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition

faithful support for a cause or political party or religion

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Conclusion: We concluded that the frequency of efficacy of intranasal splints for the prevention of nasal adhesion following septal surgery is significantly higher when compared with nasal packing.
After separating the adhesion, we found that the old mesh was intact and the location of the incisional hernia was the same as the original incision (Fig.
Geographically, North America has been globally the largest market of adhesion barriers, owing to the growing cases of abdominal problems, neurological diseases and cardiovascular diseases in the region.
The adhesion formation is initiated by local injury on peritoneal plane during laparotomy.
I never have been satisfied with the few wet adhesion testing methods in the literature.
In such context, the present study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of methylene blue 1% solution intraperitoneally on the reduction of postsurgical adhesion formation in a canine surgical trauma and foreign body model.
These lightweight, portable and easy-to-use adhesion gauges are available in analogue or digital versions and are suitable for measuring the pull-off adhesion of coatings up to 50MPa (7250psi) either on-site, or in the laboratory.
In general, we have been pleased by the low level of postoperative adhesion formation.
We did not use foreign bodies such as prolene or mesh to purposefully produce a low scoring adhesion model.
The molded part is then ejected from the cavity, when mold adhesion occurs.
The adhesion of leukocytes to the vascular endothelium, mediated by endothelial cell adhesion molecules including vascular adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1), intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1), and E-selectin, is the pivotal early event in atherogenesis.
So I began my introduction to the program on adhesion prevention at the 2010 Congress of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons in New York City.
They cover understanding through continuum theory, the computer simulation of interfaces, adhesion and friction measurements, adhesion in practical applications, and adhesion mitigation strategies.
In the January 2011 issue of Coatings World on 25, Zinsser introduced their Bondz Maximum Adhesion Primer.
This work reviews current international research on the structure and behavior of adhesion molecules, proteins located on the cell surface, in health and disease.