adhesion


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  • noun

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

Related Words

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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Aysan et al have showed that aloe vera gel can effectively decrease adhesion formation if applied before, but not after, after peritoneal trauma.
A simple and effective adhesion force measurement apparatus was developed by Chang and Hwang (3) for the IC encapsulation process.
In a multicenter study published in 1987, my colleagues and I also showed that gynecologic surgeries performed at the time of laparotomy are frequently complicated by both adhesion reformation and de novo adhesion formation.
Another test where Zinsser claims that Bondz out performs XIM UMA is ASTM D6900, wet adhesion of latex paint to a gloss alkyd enamel using a scrub machine.
Increasing the size of the salt particles decreased the extent of adhesion on all SOC chips.
One roto-molder found that parts could contain as little as 30% treated resin plus 70% untreated resin to produce parts with good foam adhesion.
3,4) Although the pathophysiology of adhesion formation is not completely understood, numerous surgical adjuncts have been introduced in recent years to decrease the incidence and clinical implication of adhesions.
Adhesion and environmental aging on different plastics were, and still are, among the greater challenges.
There are a large number of spinal surgeries worldwide susceptible to the complications of post-surgical adhesions, including approximately 700,000 each year in the United States alone.
Some of these molecules have the ability to upregulate adhesion receptors, increase vascular permeability, damage DNA and tissues, impair endothelial function, (64,142) and possibly contribute to hearing loss, balance disturbance, and tinnitus.
According to current adhesion theories, the main mechanism for adhesion involves intimate molecular contact, attained by intermolecular or valence forces exerted by molecules in the surface layers of the adhesive and adherend.
Pompano Beach, FL-based Gardco has introduced a new adhesion tester designed for measuring the adhesion of coatings on metal, masonry and other substrates.
An innovative approach to stopping MS involves blocking adhesion molecules found on the surfaces of immune cells and on cells that form blood vessel walls.
Adhesion Wealth Advisor Solutions, a leading provider of outsourced investment management services for RIAs, announced today that its growth in assets under management has made the firm the 10th largest Unified Managed Account (UMA) platform in the U.
com/research/h73gdt/global_adhesion) has announced the addition of the "Global Adhesion Barriers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.