adhesion molecule

noun

Medical Definition of adhesion molecule

: cell adhesion molecule These children have a defect in a gene coding for an adhesion molecule, which is the protein that lets leukocytes stick to other cells.— Larry Husten, Discover, May 1992

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“Adhesion molecule.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adhesion%20molecule. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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