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1Attachment or commitment to a person, cause, or belief.‘a strict adherence to etiquette’‘he moved to Avignon and won the adherence of the French king’
- ‘Where written policies existed, they varied widely in adherence to the guidelines.’
- ‘Many instances of performance-based design are approved for their adherence to safety principles.’
- ‘The authors call for strengthening responses for victims of violence and promoting adherence to international treaties.’
- ‘Ceremony implies honor, and honor implies an adherence to traditions.’
- ‘Patient-centered communication is positively associated with patient satisfaction, adherence, and better health outcomes.’
- ‘We do not know all the circumstances, and I hope that adherence to confidentiality means that we never will.’
- ‘A lack of adherence by the participants with the intervention program might have influenced the outcomes of our study.’
- ‘They advocate adherence to the dietary guidelines as the most appropriate way to achieve a positive outcome.’
- ‘He himself regarded it as a watershed in his thinking, signaling his move toward a more sincere adherence to religious principles.’
- ‘They avoid adherence to any one approach.’
2The quality or process of sticking fast to an object or surface.‘observing the adherence of the seeds to clothing prompted the development of Velcro’
- ‘These "primary colonizers" produce proteins that allow for attachment and adherence to the tooth surface.’
- ‘In one type of biofilm, bacterial cells are embedded more randomly in a slime layer which often mediates adherence of cells to surfaces.’
- ‘Increased mucous production prevents adherence and colonization by competing microflora.’
- ‘The drug's effect of preventing cellular adherence might be an important mechanism for curing the patients with cerebral thrombosis.’
- ‘It causes diarrhea by adherence to the small intestine.’
- ‘Cranberry may be beneficial in these cases as it prevents bacterial adherence to bladder epithelia.’
- ‘The aim was to reduce the surface tension of the oil and its adherence to the rock face.’
- ‘Adherence of normal, beneficial flora reduces over-stimulation of the immune system.’
- ‘A healthy colon with adequate mucus production and appropriate bacterial colonization prevents the adherence of pathogenic bacteria.’
- ‘Cytokine release requires the adherence to bone, so estrogen deficiency is unlikely to stimulate cytokine secretion from circulating cells.’
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