Definition of "adhesions" []

  • Plural form of adhesion. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "adhesions" in a sentence
  • "PID usually causes blocked fallopian tubes or scarring, called adhesions, surrounding the ovaries or fallopian tubes."
  • "He had adhesions, which is in his intestines, which eventually is what he succumbed to a couple of years ago."
  • "This pain can becaused by tears and scarring (known as adhesions) in the ligaments that support the uterus (caused by obstetrical mismanagement during childbirth, a botched abortion, pelvic surgery, or violent intercourse); infections of the cervix, uterus, and tubes (such as pelvic inflammatory disease—the end result of untreated sexually transmitted infection in many women); endometriosis; cysts or tumors on the ovaries; or a vagina that may have shortened with age."