Origin and Etymology of coapt
Late Latin coaptare, from Latin co- + aptus fastened, fit — more at apt
First Known Use: 1570
Medical Definition of coapt
: to close or fasten together : cause to adhere <the margins of the wound were then closely coapted with sutures—Biological Abstracts>
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