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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,

n an intermediate material that causes two materials to stick together; a luting agent.
adhesives, bonding, for desensitization,
n sealant materials applied to the open ends of dentinal tubules that block the stimuli linked to tooth sensitivity.
adhesive foil,

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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