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coaptation

Saltos de línea: co|ap¦ta¦tion
Pronunciación: /ˌkəʊapˈteɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definición de coaptation en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The adaptation or adjustment of things or people to each other: the coaptation of immigrants and native-born citizens
2 Medicine The drawing together of the separated tissue in a wound or fracture.
Example sentences
  • Sciatic nerve epineural coaptation is performed by the trainee with the instructor assisting.
  • Generally if a surgical repair is mechanically inadequate, additional coaptation will not improve stability.
  • External coaptation is not recommended for these injuries, as these areas are not amenable to bandaging.

Origen

mid 16th century: from late Latin coaptatio(n-), from the verb coaptare, from co- (from Latin cum 'with, together') + aptare (from aptus 'apt').

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