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coalition

 [co″ah-lĭ´shun]
the fusion of parts that are normally separate.
tarsal coalition the fibrous, cartilaginous, or bony fusion of two or more of the tarsal bones, often resulting in talipes planovalgus, although other deformities occur and some patients are asymptomatic; it may be congenital or acquired as a response to trauma, infection, or joint disease. Called also tarsal bar.

coalition

/co·a·li·tion/ (ko″ah-lĭ´shun) the fusion of parts that are normally separate.
tarsal coalition  the fibrous, cartilaginous, or bony fusion of two or more of the tarsal bones, often resulting in talipes planovalgus.
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Hunter also has a history of urging evangelicals to pay more attention to issues like poverty and social justice--not often matters of concern to the Coalition.
The Appellate Division this week agreed with the lower court ruling (New York Supreme Court) and said that the lawsuit commenced by the neighborhood coalition in November 2003 was too late, because this type of action, which is known as an "Article 78 proceeding" and which is intended to provide for relatively quick review of government decision making, has a four-month statute of limitations.
The National Coalition for Music Education, with www.
If somebody qualified every year, the other bowls would have to take a coalition team more often than we do,'' said Rose Bowl executive director Mitch Dorger.
In designing the program, the coalition took into account that a confluence of psychosocial, environmental and economic factors contributes to poor reproductive health outcomes.
Developing an effective strategy means coalition members must discuss and debate issues as a whole group, and separately.
In contrast, Morrison's Paradise explores coalition processes that are more accommodative, caring, and loving, rather than exploitative, and that are aimed principally at survival and at moving toward a new, alternative form of non-hierarchical justice, rather than at maximizing power and winning.
Coalition members gain initially by spreading start-up costs among many participants.
In particular, Musgrove says it is important to encourage shelters that are members of the Oklahoma Coalition to develop culturally specific programs that can address the needs of all women who obtain services from them, including Native women.
How the FMS Program contributes to coalition defense planning and operations;
During a campaign to get a public question on open space preservation on the November 1998 ballot, the coalition held a press conference in support of the measure, pointing out its benefits for all locations, including the possibility of urban riverfront parks or tot lots.
After the event, the National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform applauded the coalition's efforts.

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