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 (kō-ăj′ə-nĭt, -nāt′)
Closely joined; grown together; united.

[Late Latin coadūnātus, past participle of coadūnāre, to combine : Latin co-, co- + Latin adūnāre, to unite (ad-, ad- + ūnus, one; see oi-no- in Indo-European roots).]

co·ad′u·na′tion (-nā′shən) n.
co·ad′u·na′tive adj.
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the state or condition of being united by growth. — coadunate, adj.
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Carver suggests the term is a xenophilic translation of the Anglo-Latinate "coadunation," referring to that imaginative and modifying faculty that Coleridge wrote of years earlier.
Bailey and Koney (2000) propose a four level continuum of interorganizational processes that moves from cooperation to coordination, collaboration, and finally coadunation. In a human service delivery system, coadunation would entail the joining of two organizations into a single entity, a merger.
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