[ ad-heer-uh ns, -her- ]
/ ædˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr- /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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OTHER WORDS FROM adherencenon·ad·her·ence, nounpre·ad·her·ence, noun
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Medical definitions for nonadherence
[ ăd-hîr′əns ]
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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