Catagmatic
Catagmatic Cat`*ag*mat"ic, a. [Gr. ? fracture, fr. ? to break in places; kata` down + 'agny`nai to break: cf. F. catagmatique.] (Med.) Having the quality of consolidating broken bones. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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