Definition of coaptation in English:
1.1 Medicine The drawing together of the separated tissue in a wound or fracture.
- 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.
Definition of coaptation in:
- British & World English dictionary
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