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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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Though, by this course, neither one aim nor the other could be attained, yet it seemed best to the adherents of this third party.
The fifth party consisted of those who were adherents of Barclay de Tolly, not so much as a man but as minister of war and commander in chief.
His two adherents looked at each other, and at him, as if they were at a loss how to pursue the subject.
Geoffrey turned to his admirers and adherents with a roar of derisive laughter.
The combatants, however, sit there quietly, tended by their seconds, while their adherents wrangle in the middle.
Meantime Tom and the stanchest of his adherents had reached Harrowell's, and Sally was bustling about to get them a late tea, while Stumps had been sent off to Tew, the butcher, to get a piece of raw beef for Tom's eye, which was to be healed off- hand, so that he might show well in the morning.
It numbered thirty million of adherents, and it cast eight million votes.
The anoikis-resistant cells had a reduced growth rate and were more invasive than their respective adherent cell lines.
The Adherent (a manufacturer-seller of goods, service provider or works experimenter, which transmits to the factor all its debts as bills, according to an agreement and notifying their submission, while the factor undertakes to carry out their payment);
To put the 35% not fully adherent findings in perspective, other researchers report similar percentages to be not fully adherent with medication.
When two faith-based organizations can meet the needs of the same adherent, then the organizations compete for the adherent's membership by offering other services that the adherent cares about, such as child care or educational services.
Otologic examination revealed that a dog tick was adherent to the tympanic membrane (figure).