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adherend

[ad-heer-uh nd, -her-, ad-hi-rend] /ædˈhɪər ənd, -ˈhɛr-, ˌæd hɪˈrɛnd/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
any substance bonded to another by an adhesive.
Origin of adherend
1945-1950
1945-50; adhere + -end (< Latin -endum gerund suffix)
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