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 for Adhesive inflammation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adhesive \Ad*he"sive\, a. [Cf. F. adh['e]sif.]
     1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
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     2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. --Thomson.
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     Adhesive attraction. (Physics) See Attraction.
  
     Adhesive inflammation (Surg.), that kind of inflammation
        which terminates in the reunion of divided parts without
        suppuration.
  
     Adhesive plaster, a sticking; a plaster containing resin,
        wax, litharge, and olive oil.
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