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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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16) Queer and coalitionist students at Monash University helped out with typesetting, design and layout, while committed tertiary students across the board helped distribute the book and defend the GTSG when it later came under attack.
The onset of the Depression and a revival of both militant agrarianism and middle-class radicalism in various parts of the country during the 1930s decided this question in favour of the broader coalitionists.
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The crucial point, which Erdogan's AKP coalitionists no doubt realise, is that, even though they attracted 47 per cent of the vote, the majority--53 per cent--of Turks voted otherwise, including for some ardent anti-Islamic political entities.
With only one-third of the council re-elected each year, it can take a very long time indeed to change the political control of Birmingham - which suits the coalitionists perfectly.