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union

 [ūn´yun]
the growing together of tissues separated by injury, as of the ends of a fractured bone, or of the edges of a wound; see also healing.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn),
1. Joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. Structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
3. Healing of a fracture represented by the development of continuity between fractured fragments.
[L. unus, one]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn)
1. The joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. The structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
[L. unus, one]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn)
1. Joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. Structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
3. Healing of a fracture represented by the development of continuity between fractured fragments.
[L. unus, one]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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