adherens junction

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adherens junction

[ad′hir·enz jəŋk·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
An integrin-mediated anchoring junction that connects the cytoskeleton (actin filaments) of a cell to the extracellular matrix or to the cytoskeleton of surrounding cells.
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