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adherence

[ ad-heer-uhns, -her- ]
/ 忙d藞h瑟蓹r 蓹ns, -藞h蓻r- /
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noun
the quality of adhering; steady devotion, support, allegiance, or attachment: adherence to a party; rigid adherence to rules.
the act or state of adhering; adhesion.
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Origin of adherence

<Medieval Latin adh膿rentia.See adhere, -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM adherence

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH adherence

adherence , adherents, adhesion

Words nearby adherence

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How to use adherence in a sentence

Medical definitions for adherence

adherence
[ 膬d-h卯r蓹ns ]

n.
The extent to which the patient continues the agreed-upon mode of treatment under limited supervision when faced with conflicting demands, as distinguished from compliance or maintenance.
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