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adhesive

 [ad-he´siv]
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or causing close adherence of adjoining surfaces.
2. a substance that causes close adherence of adjoining surfaces.

ad·he·sive

(ad-hē'siv),
1. Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an adhesion.
2. Any material that adheres to a surface or causes adherence between surfaces.

adhesive

/ad·he·sive/ (ad-he´siv)
1. sticky; tenacious.
2. a substance that causes close adherence of adjoining surfaces.

adhesive

(ăd-hē′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
1. Tending to stick things together.
2. Relating to or having the characteristics of an adhesion.
n.
A substance that sticks to a surface or causes adherence between surfaces.

ad·he′sive·ly adv.
ad·he′sive·ness n.

adhesive

[adhē′siv]
Etymology: L, adhaerens, sticking to
the quality of a substance that enables it to become attached to another substance.

adhesive

A material capable of temporarily or permanently binding another by means of surface attachment (e.g., glue).

ad·he·sive

(ad-hē'siv)
1. Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an adhesion.
2. Any material that adheres to a surface or causes adherence between surfaces.

ad·he·sive

(ad-hē'siv)
1. Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an adhesion.
2. Any material that adheres to a surface or causes adherence between surfaces.

adhesive

1. pertaining to, characterized by, or causing close adherence of adjoining surfaces.
2. a substance that causes close adherence of adjoining surfaces.

tissue a's
materials, mainly cyanoacrylates, used for control of hemorrhage from cut surfaces, oral surgery, intestinal anastomosis and corneal ulcerations.
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