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The action of sticking; the state of being attached; intimate union; as, the adhesion of glue, or of parts united by growth, cement, or the like. Adherence; steady or firm attachment; fidelity; as, adhesion to error, to a policy. Agreement to adhere; concurrence; assent.


 - (Physics) The molecular attraction exerted between bodies in contact.


 - (Med.) Union of surface, normally separate, by the formation of new tissue resulting from an inflammatory process.


 - (Botany) The union of parts which are separate in other plants, or in younger states of the same plant. 


Syn. - Adherence; union. See Adherence.

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