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Cohesion


/kōˈhēZHən/

Noun

1. The act, state or process of sticking together. (biology-online.org)

2. (Physics)
The intermolecular force that holds together alike molecules in a substance. (biology-online.org)

3. (Chemistry)
The binding together of alike molecules. (biology-online.org)

4. (Botany)
The congenital union of the same parts of plants. (biology-online.org)

Word origin: From French cohésion, from Latin cohaesionem

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