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  • noun Plural form of adhesion.

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Examples

  • PID usually causes blocked fallopian tubes or scarring, called adhesions, surrounding the ovaries or fallopian tubes.

    A Baby at Last!

  • He had adhesions, which is in his intestines, which eventually is what he succumbed to a couple of years ago.

    CNN Transcript May 3, 2007

  • This pain can becaused by tears and scarring (known as adhesions) in the ligaments that support the uterus (caused by obstetrical mismanagement during childbirth, a botched abortion, pelvic surgery, or violent intercourse); infections of the cervix, uterus, and tubes (such as pelvic inflammatory disease—the end result of untreated sexually transmitted infection in many women); endometriosis; cysts or tumors on the ovaries; or a vagina that may have shortened with age.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • This may then terminate in new formations, such as adhesions, fibrous thickenings and bony enlargements.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Permanent defects in the skull are chiefly injurious if they are accompanied by lesions of the underlying dura, such as adhesions to the brain; large gaps may cause giddiness on stooping, or on forcible expiration, as in blowing the nose or playing a wind instrument.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • He said it was a streptococcal infection Strep B that had created adhesions and that I could forget about having children.

    Judith Acosta: A Personal Case for Classical Homeopathy, Part I

  • I find the more difficult women to counsel are those having a hysterectomy for endometriosis with ovarian involvement, or for pelvic abscess or adhesions trapping a normal ovary and causing severe pain.

    Ovaries - If they're Normal, Leave them Alone

  • He said it was a streptococcal infection Strep B that had created adhesions and that I could forget about having children.

    Judith Acosta: A Personal Case for Classical Homeopathy, Part I

  • In quick succession, he snipped the adhesions from the colon, manually aspirated the bladder, while providing a running commentary into the microphone for the group watching above in the theater.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • Charlie moved the scope, checking for adhesions, and finding none, moved on.

    Three Stages of Amazement

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