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coapt

[koh-apt] /koʊˈæpt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to bring close together:
The surgeons coapted the edges of the wound.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Latin coapt(āre), equivalent to co- co- + aptāre to put into position, verbal derivative of aptus apt
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