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co·ap·ta·tion

(kō'ap-tā'shŭn),
Joining or fitting together of two surfaces; for example, the lips of a wound or the ends of a broken bone.
[L. co-apto, pp. -aptatus, to fit together]

coaptation

/co·ap·ta·tion/ (ko-ap-ta´shun) the process of approximating, or joining together.

co·ap·ta·tion

(kō'ap-tā'shŭn)
Joining or fitting together of two surfaces; e.g., the lips of a wound or the ends of a broken bone.
[L. co-apto, pp. -aptatus, to fit together]

co·ap·ta·tion

(kō'ap-tā'shŭn)
Joining or fitting together of two surfaces; e.g., the lips of a wound or the ends of a broken bone.
[L. co-apto, pp. -aptatus, to fit together]

coaptation (kō´aptā´shən),

n the bringing together of two parts so as to create a seamless alignment.

coaptation

having been coapted.

external coaptation
for fractures by the use of external appliances, e.g. various splints, and casts.