Secondary union

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Related to Secondary union: primary union, secondary intention
(Surg.) the union of wounds after suppuration; union by the second intention.

See also: Secondary

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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10 out of 12 cases (83.33%) in LCP groups went into primary union and two required bone grafting before secondary union (16.66%).
The debacle has been ongoing for years and the two secondary unions said the Fine Gael/Labour Coalition is refusing to listen to what they have to say.