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adherence

adherence (ad-her´ens)

1. The act or quality of sticking to something. See also adhesion. 2. The extent to which the patient continues the agreed-upon mode of treatment under limited supervision. Cf. compliance (2) , maintenance. [L. adhaereo, to stick to]
immune a. the binding of antigen-antibody complexes or cells coated with antibodies or complement to cells bearing the appropriate complement or Fc receptors.

 

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