- The placing in contact of two substances or structures.
- The condition of being placed or fitted together.
- The relationship of fracture fragments to one another.
- The process of thickening of the cell wall.
Synonym(s): appositional growth
[L. ap-pono, pp. -positus, to place at or to]
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