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union

Pronunciation: yun'yun

Definition:

  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]

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