Adhesion Definition

ăd-hēzhən
adhesions
noun
adhesions
The process or condition of sticking or staying attached.
The adhesion of the glue to wood.
American Heritage
The act of sticking (to something) or the state of being stuck together.
Webster's New World
A thing that adheres.
Webster's New World
Devoted attachment; adherence.
Webster's New World
A band of fibrous tissue abnormally joining body parts or tissues.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Adhesion

Noun

Singular:
adhesion
Plural:
adhesions

Origin of Adhesion

  • French adhésion from Latin adhaesiō adhaesiōn- from adhaesus past participle of adhaerēre to adhere adhere

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French adhésion, from Latin stem of adhaesio, from past participle of adhaerare.

    From Wiktionary

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