adherence

See also: adhérence

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French adhérence, from Latin adhærentia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ədˈhɪəɹəns/
    • (file)

NounEdit

adherence (countable and uncountable, plural adherences)

  1. A close physical union of two objects.
  2. Faithful support for some cause.
  3. (medicine) An extent to which a patient continues an agreed treatment plan.
  4. (Scotland, law) The fulfilment of the legal obligation of residing with wife or husband.

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