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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.

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]

union

/un·ion/ (ūn´yun) the renewal of continuity in a broken bone or between the edges of a wound.

union

[ūn′yən]
Etymology: L, unio
the process of healing; the renewal of continuity in a broken bone or between the edges of a wound. See also healing.

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]

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]

union

the growing together of tissues separated by injury, as of the ends of a fractured bone, or of the edges of a wound.