compagination

compagination

(kəmˌpædʒɪˈneɪʃən)
n
archaic a union or act of joining

Compagination

 a union of parts; a structure; the whole that is made up of parts, e.g., the human body.
Examples: compagination of icy islands, 1691; of many parts and members, 1655; of sin.