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apposition ap·po·si·tion (āp'ə-zĭsh'ən)

  1. The putting in contact of two parts or substances.

  2. The condition of being placed or fitted together.

  3. The growth of successive layers of a cell wall.

ap'po·si'tion·al adj.
ap'po·si'tion·al·ly adv.
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