Definition of appose in English:
verb[with object] technical
Place (something) side by side with or close to something else: the specimen was apposed to X-ray film
More example sentences
- Epithelioid cells were closely apposed with interdigitating cytoplasmic processes, occasional desmosome-like functional complexes, and uniform, narrow intercellular spaces.
- In one case, the anaplastic carcinoma was closely apposed to malignant lymphoma, large cell type, of B-cell phenotype; this case was considered to represent a collision tumor.
- In contrast, in all tef cells in which the sex chromosomes could be identified, they were closely apposed in a configuration not discernibly different from wild type.
Late 16th century: from Latin apponere, on the pattern of words such as compose, expose.
Words that rhyme with apposearose, Bose, brose, chose, close, compose, diagnose, self-diagnose, doze, enclose, expose, foreclose, froze, hose, impose, interpose, juxtapose, Montrose, noes, nose, oppose, plainclothes, pose, propose, prose, rose, suppose, those, transpose, underexpose, uprose
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