n.1.The state or quality of being adherent; adherence.
2.That which adheres.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC) is defined by adherency to plastic tissue culture plates and capacity to differentiate into mesenchymal lineages with certain cell surface markers.