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1. In psychiatry, a term describing how interpersonal relationships are negotiated, often with the connotation of positive relationship. Compare: avoidance.
2. The path or method used to expose the operative field during an operation.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr., fr L.L. appropio, to come nearer, fr. ad, to + propius, nearer]
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1. psychiatry A term used to describe how interpersonal relationships are negotiated.
2. The path or method used to expose the operative field during an operation.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr., fr L.L. appropio, to come nearer, fr. ad, to + propius, nearer]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


The path or method used to expose the operative field during an operation.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr., fr L.L. appropio, to come nearer, fr. ad, to + propius, nearer]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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On that hole, you definitely want to hit the green from the tee, because any sort of approach shot, including the several my partner and I attempted because we didn't hit the green on the first stroke, over that bunker is very intimidating.
Misfired drives and errors on approach shots can hit you at anytime and punish you," said Van der Valk.
Apart from the 18th hole, Scott found every fairway with his driver, and set himself up perfectly with low yardage approach shots. After making a birdie on the 14th hole, the golf world saw Scott with his hand on the Claret Jug, only needing to par in to realistically win the Open.
Scary Three times he almost holed approach shots but missed some fine chances he made with nearimmaculate driving and precision approach shots.
He eventually broke the Argentine's resistance with a fine approach shot to the green, while Cabrera conceded after failing to find it in three attempts.
Tom Watson blamed his approach shot at the 72nd hole for narrowly failing to pull off a 2009 'Miracle in the Sun' at Turnberry.
The players started off in the baking heat and Murray struggled early on and then found himself 5-2 down when the Serbian flashed a forehand past him, after a poor Murray approach shot, to break again in game seven.
He put his approach shot on the fifth to 15ft and holed it, then tapped in at the next following a superb approach shot.
The player known as the 'Big Easy' then hit a sumptuous approach shot with his five-wood at the long 10th and rammed home his putt for an eagle.
TIGER WOODS convinced himself he could succeed with a 24-foot approach shot that saw him claim a dramatic victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando.
Clarke's approach shot matched his drive and he duly holed from 10 feet for birdie to put the European pair one up, although Mickelson later birdied the fourth to bring the match level.
He came to the final hole leading Scahill and Salisbury-based Andrew Beal by one stroke but put his approach shot into a greenside bunker.