Definition of Adhesions

1. Noun. (plural of adhesion) ¹

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Definition of Adhesions

1. adhesion [n] - See also: adhesion

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adhesions

adhering junction
adhesio interthalamica
adhesion-related kinase
adhesion contract
adhesion dyspepsia
adhesion molecules
adhesion phenomenon
adhesion structures linked tyrosine kinase
adhesion test
adhesions (current term)
adhesive absorbent dressing
adhesive arachnoiditis
adhesive atelectasis
adhesive bandage
adhesive capsulitis
adhesive friction
adhesive inflammation
adhesive material
adhesive otitis
adhesive pericarditis
adhesive peritonitis

Literary usage of Adhesions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report. by Henry Phipps Institute (1908)
"Right pleura thickened; adhesions from apex downward to second interspace ... 3961, left pleura, thickened; firm adhesions with obliteration down to fourth ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"Peritoneal adhesions.—PANKOW (Zentralbl. /. Gyn., 1906, No. 44) from experiments on animals ... Slight adhesions resulted when the cautery, or alcohol, ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"It would seem, therefore, that it has prevented adhesions, but bearing in mind the marked individual variation in the quantity of adhesions that may develop ..."

4. Diseases of Women by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1922)
"adhesions OF LABIA The labia minora are occasionally found adherent. ... The adhesions are usually found in the unmarried, as the parts are not so ..."

5. Diseases of the stomach, intestines, and pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1917)
"adhesions are more frequently due to gastric ulcer and are not at all ... In at least 7 to 8 per cent. of cases of gastric ulcer such adhesions occur. ..."

6. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1896)
"Of course, there was an inflammatory process at some time to cause these adhesions, but in the course of time the adhesions seem to be the principal if not ..."

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