Adherent

• (a.) Sticking; clinging; adhering. • (a.) Attached as an attribute or circumstance. • (a.) Congenitally united with an organ of another kind, as calyx with ovary, or stamens with petals. • (n.) One who adheres; one who adheres; one who follows a leader, party, or profession; a follower, or partisan; a believer in a particular ...
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adherent

adjective sticking fast
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Adherent

Ad·her'ent adjective [ Latin adhaerens , -entis , present participle: confer French adhérent .] 1. Sticking; clinging; adhering. Pope. 2. Attached as an attribute or circumstance. 3. (Botany) Congenitally united with an organ of another k...
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Adherent

Ad·her'ent noun 1. One who adheres; one who adheres; one who follows a leader, party, or profession; a follower, or partisan; a believer in a particular faith or church. 2. That which adheres; an appendage. [ R.] Milton. Syn. -- Follower; partisan; upholder; disciple; su...
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adherent

touching without organic fusion, referring to parts normally separate, e.g. floral parts of different whorls. cf. adnate, coherent, connate
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Adherent

two or more organs appearing to be fused but actually separable
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Adherent

two or more organs appearing to be fused but actually separable
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adherent

[adj] - sticking fast
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