adhesion

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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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Bowel adhesions on fundus of uterus were separated by sharp dissection.
Coccolini et al., "Adhesive small bowel adhesions obstruction: evolutions in diagnosis, management and prevention?," World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, vol.
Cho et al., "Hyaluronic acid- carboxymethylcellulose reduced postoperative bowel adhesions following laparoscopic urologic pelvic surgery: a prospective, randomized, controlled, single-blind study," BMC Urology, vol.
Any abdominal surgery that may generate bowel adhesions or small bowel obstructions is of clinical importance and should be documented for review (Khanna & Krediet, 2009).
More studies are required to assay feasibility of this technique on humans and a longterm follow up for assessment of small bowel adhesions after this procedure.
Though some surgeons use it as intra-abdominal placement for repair of ventral and incisional hernias, this is not advisable since literature reports of complications of bowel adhesions, bowel obstruction, fistulization and erosion into abdominal viscera even after many years.7
The patient developed untreatable bowel adhesions that cause chronic pain.