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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The adjustment of parts to each other: joining or fitting together.

Usage examples (26)
  • Noun : the coaptation of a broken bone
  • In other words, the operator, grasping the limb below the fracture, draws it down or away from the trunk, while he seeks not to draw away, but simply to hold the upper portion...
  • Either of two slender bones extending from the upper part of the sternum (breastbone) to the shoulder. coaptation
  • They are a vigorous and active stock, a scion of abundant vitality, coaptation of the freshly cut cambium layers and prevention of desiccation. for more
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