Definition of adhesiveness in English:


Pronunciation /ədˈhiːzɪvnəs//ədˈhiːsɪvnəs/


  • See adhesive

    • ‘Nitric oxide also inhibits proliferation of smooth muscles, reduces leukocyte adhesiveness, and regulates endothelial permeability, to lipoproteins and other constituents of plasma.’
    • ‘Whitman loved adhesiveness so because it is a friendly profusion.’
    • ‘This has been suggested to affect cancer cell adhesiveness, which may subsequently have consequences on metastasis.’
    • ‘Dextrans can decrease platelet adhesiveness, serum fibrinogen, and other factor levels to cause bleeding.’
    • ‘The coated beads were then tested for their adhesiveness to neutrophils.’