Adhesive inflammation
Adhesive Ad*he"sive, a. [Cf. F. adh['e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster]

2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

{Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}.

{Adhesive inflammation} (Surg.), that kind of inflammation which terminates in the reunion of divided parts without suppuration.

{Adhesive plaster}, a sticking; a plaster containing resin, wax, litharge, and olive oil. [1913 Webster]


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  • Adhesive — Ad*he sive, a. [Cf. F. adh[ e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. Thomson. [1913 Webster] {Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}. {Adhesive inflammation} (Surg.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adhesive attraction — Adhesive Ad*he sive, a. [Cf. F. adh[ e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. Thomson. [1913 Webster] {Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}. {Adhesive inflammation}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adhesive plaster — Adhesive Ad*he sive, a. [Cf. F. adh[ e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. Thomson. [1913 Webster] {Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}. {Adhesive inflammation}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adhesive — 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 hē siv, ziv adj 1 a) tending to adhere or cause adherence <adhesive resins> b)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adhesive capsulitis — Constant severe limitation of the range of motion of the shoulder due to scarring around the shoulder joint. Also called a frozen shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis is an unwanted consequence of rotator cuff disease: damage to the rotator cuff, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adhesive capsulitis of shoulder — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 34114 ICD10 = ICD10|M|75|0|m|70 ICD9 = ICD9|726.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000455 eMedicineSubj = orthped eMedicineTopic = 372 MeshID = Frozen shoulder, medically referred to as adhesive… …   Wikipedia

  • Inflammation — A basic way in which the body reacts to infection, irritation or other injury, the key feature being redness, warmth, swelling and pain. Inflammation is now recognized as a type of nonspecific immune response. More information: In technical terms …   Medical dictionary

  • Neoplasty — Ne o*plas ty (n[=e] [ o]*pl[a^]s t[y^]), n. [See {Neoplasia}.] (Physiol. & Med.) Restoration of a part by granulation, adhesive inflammation, or autoplasty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pericarditis — Inflammation of the lining around the heart (the pericardium) causing chest pain and accumulation of fluid around the heart (pericardial * * * Inflammation of the pericardium. acute fibrinous p. the usual lesion of acute p. in which inflammation… …   Medical dictionary

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