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coaptation


coaptation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coaptation  \Co`ap*ta"tion\,  n.  [L.  coaptatio,  fr  coaptare  to 
  fit  together;  co-  +  aptare  See  {Aptate}.] 
  The  adaptation  or  adjustment  of  parts  to  each  other  as  of  a 
  broken  bone  or  dislocated  joint.