coapt

verb
co·apt | \ kō-ˈapt \
coapted; coapting; coapts

Definition of coapt 

transitive verb

: to fit together and make fast

Other words from coapt

coaptation \(ˌ)kō-ˌap-ˈtā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of coapt

1570, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coapt

Late Latin coaptare, from Latin co- + aptus fastened, fit — more at apt

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co·apt | \ kō-ˈapt \

Medical Definition of coapt 

: to close or fasten together : cause to adhere the margins of the wound were then closely coapted with suturesBiological Abstracts

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