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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.
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To launch his supposed mistress successfully, he was endeavoring to persuade the Marquise d'Espard, Madame de Nucingen, and the countess, in an eight-ear conversation, that they had better admit Madame Rabourdin to their coalition; and Madame de Camps was supporting him.
5, the Coalition for a Safe & Healthy Elgin was one of 112 community coalitions honored during a graduation ceremony at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Leadership Forum, just outside of Washington, D.C.
He added that the coalition has left free choice to these political parties to participate in municipal elections in other constituencies, whether in other coalitions or partisan lists.
In order to decrease the co-tier interference, this paper proposes a method of interference management based on the cooperation of SBSs and forming coalitions.
Throughout history, coalitions have played an important role in military operations.
The patient continued to have symptoms and 1 year after presentation underwent resection of the coalitions with interposition of fibrin glue.
Baquba / NINA / Political sources in Diyala province said five political coalitions reap parliamentary seats allocated to the province, saying that three female parliamentarians from the province have made high vote percentages in the elections.
Coalitions have been developing rapidly over the past quarter century in various sectors including health with the intention of creating opportunities that will benefit all members of the coalition.
Yet, while labour-community coalitions have been the object of academic inquiry for some time, the literature on the subject is far from complete.
THE TITLE OF THIS book makes clear Tattersall's two prime objectives in writing it--to gain a better understanding of how community-union coalitions pursuing social justice initiatives can succeed, and to provide unions with a rationale and a game plan for forming positive-sure coalitions with community organizations in order to increase their power and promote renewal.
Al-Shilah concluded his statement by calling on al-Iraqiya Coalition to "act from the logic of goodwill with the National Coalition, and to stop the stepping up of media statements, saying that the partnership was not achieved, despite the major division of authority between both Coalitions."