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adherent

/ad·her·ent/ (-ent) sticking or holding fast, or having such qualities.

adherent

(ăd-hē′rĕnt) [L. adhaerere, to stick]
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A group of 32 patients with nonbleeding, adherent clots in the upper GI tract were randomly separated into 15 who received endoscopic and medical therapy and 17 who received medical therapy alone in the prospective, multicenter trial.
The research included nearly 22,000 members, of which 46 percent were adherent and 54 percent that were not.
This conclusion varies from earlier studies that showed individuals adherent to their cholesterol medication had a lower total cost of care because their lower medical costs more than offset their higher pharmacy costs.
In the two new studies, one-in-four of the study subjects were nonadherent to statins, and one-in-seven members were not adherent to their hypertension medications.
Adherent cells use the microcavities for structure-guided growth and 3D orientation.
IBS patients were adherent for a median 41 of the 42 days of the combined diets, and healthy controls were adherent for the entire 42 days.
In fact the article seems to be more of a polemical treatise written by the adherent of one religion who seeks to attack the beliefs of another religion.
The strains were divided into weak or strong adherent phenotypes and grouped using three molecular subtyping methods: multilocus sequence typing, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and ribotyping.
On the other hand, women were significantly more adherent for leukotriene modifiers (0.
In order to use the cellexis technology, the use of so-called semi-adherent or adherent cell lines is required, i.
Their data suggest that the bacteria's strong adherence ability not only promotes the retention of strains on food processing equipment, but may also enhance invasion and replication in host tissues, causing greater virulence than less adherent strains.
Sometimes the reason is that the patient has not been adherent to the medication, but not willfully so.