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Synonyms for adhesion

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Synonyms for adhesion

the close physical union of two objects

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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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Wang, "Observation of abdominal adhesion after Stark's cesarean section," Maternal and Child Health Care of China, vol.
In the sham operation group, the rats did not undergo the abdominal adhesion formation procedure.
Caption: Figure 4: Immunohistochemical analysis of [alpha]-SMA in intra- abdominal adhesion tissues from all groups (200x).
Similarly, we observed no statically significant difference between women with different numbers of CSs in terms of abdominal adhesions (OR: 1.09, 95% CI: 0.52-2.26; p=0.80).
A large TDR is inherently more complicated and may be associated with dense thoracic and abdominal adhesions.
In 3 patients, there were no pelvic or abdominal adhesions whereas out of 39 (92.2%) patients in which positive findings were seen by laparoscopy, multiple tubal blocks was the most common finding (16, 38.1%) followed by fimbrial block (9, 21.4%).
Intra- abdominal adhesions between previous abdominal scar and underlying organ occur commonly as a result of laparotomy15.
The most blood loss was 1200 ml in one patient, because of the tight abdominal adhesions around the spleen.
Due to the adherent nature of the cyst as well as multiple abdominal adhesions this was converted to laparotomy.
However, none of these methods effectively prevent peritoneal adhesions under all surgical conditions, and the incidence of postoperative abdominal adhesions is still very high (2).
The employee in this case suffered from abdominal adhesions which caused a number of absences.
If a persistent postsurgical inflammatory stimulus is present, an imbalance between the formation and lyses of fibrin may occur, giving rise to fibrinous adhesions which subsequently form the basis for fibrous abdominal adhesions development [8-10].
Orgill, "Reduction of abdominal adhesions using composite collagen--GAG implants for ventral hernia repair," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, vol.
PregLem will develop the compound for the prevention of post-surgical abdominal adhesions and endometriosis in patients with tubal ligation or comparable effective contraception.
DeWilde R , Trew G 2007 Postoperative abdominal adhesions and their prevention in gynaecological surgery.