colligation

Definitions of colligation
  1. noun
    the state of being joined together
    synonyms: conjugation, conjunction, junction
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    types:
    anastomosis, inosculation
    a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous
    synapse
    the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle
    myoneural junction, neuromuscular junction
    the junction between a nerve fiber and the muscle it supplies
    type of:
    unification, union
    the state of being joined or united or linked
  2. noun
    the connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis
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    types:
    generalisation, generalization, induction, inductive reasoning
    reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
    type of:
    association, connection, connexion
    the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
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