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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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Electrical microcurrent to prevent conditioning film and bacterial adhesion to urological stents.
Ferraz, Infection of orthopedic implants with emphasis on bacterial adhesion process and techniques used in studying bacterial-material interactions, Biomatter.
A different compound, known as a "proanthocyanidin," also in cranberry juice, has long been recognized as a remedy for UTIs because it reduces the bacterial adhesion required for infections to take root.
The fact that some of the six species tested were not found in the saliva or rarely detected in the mucosal swabs but showed dominant adherence to the test materials illustrated that the interactions among the magnitude of oral species and between the species and the formulation of the test material play an important role in the resulting bacterial adhesion.
Hydrophobicity play a significant role in bacterial adhesion as microbial behaviour is controlled by physiochemical properties of the cell wall (21).
The logic behind this terminology is that the nature of these proteins is a major factor of interactions with any biological environment, including blood, of the attachment of posterior cells and of their behavior (such as the attachment and activation of neutrophils, macrophages, and other inflammatory cells) and bacterial adhesion.
Bacterial adhesion to urethral catheters: role of coating materials and immersion in antibiotic solution.
Cranberry supplements reduce bacterial adhesion regardless of the specific bacterial strain or of bacterial antibiotic resistance.
The 39 papers examine such topics as the present status and future promises of applying the infrared and Raman micro-spectroscopy of cells and tissue in medical diagnostics, antimicrobial peptide from the eusocial bee Halictus sexcinctus interacting with model membranes, studying the cellular uptake of modified oligonucleotides using time-resolved micro-spectro-fluorimetry and florescence imaging, protein-ligand interactions of the D-galactose/D-glucose-binding protein as a potential sensing probe of glucose biosensors, and the effect of bacterial adhesion on grafted chains revealed by non-invasive sum frequency generation spectroscopy.
Adhesins are cell surface components or appendages of bacteria that facilitate bacterial adhesion or adherence to other cells or to inanimate surfaces.
Effects of mixtures of Tween80 and cellulolytic enzymes on nutrient digestion and cellulolytic bacterial adhesion.
The CL surface is a suitable substrate for biofilm formation and bacterial adhesion (33).
However, a recent study by researchers in Portugal suggests that - in one material - increasing levels of silver may indirectly promote bacterial adhesion.
The electron microscopic studies clearly revealed the bacterial adhesion and structural changes of plant tissues.