coadunate(redirected from coadunative)
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.
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(Biology) biology another word for connate3
[C19: from Late Latin coadūnāre to join together, from Latin adūnāre to join to, from ūnus one]
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co•ad•u•nate(koʊˈædʒ ə nɪt, -ˌneɪt)
Biol. united by having joined during growth.
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