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cohesion

 [ko-he´zhun]
the intermolecular attractive force causing various particles of a single material to unite. adj., adj cohe´sive.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

co·he·sion

(kō-hē'zhŭn),
The attraction between molecules or masses that holds them together.
[L. co-haereo, pp. -haesus, to stick together]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

co·he·sion

(kō-hē'zhŭn)
The attraction between molecules or masses that holds them together.
[L. co-haereo, pp. -haesus, to stick together]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cohesion

the attraction of identical molecules for each other.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

co·he·sion

(kō-hē'zhŭn)
The attraction between molecules that holds them together.
[L. co-haereo, pp. -haesus, to stick together]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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