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coalition

noun affiliation, alliance, amalgamation, association, binding, bond, cartel, combination, combine, coming together, community, concurrence, confluence, conglomerate, congress, conjoining, conjunctio, conjuncture, connection, consociation, consolidation, consortium, conspiratio, convergence, cooperation, fellowship, fusing, fusion, fusion of interests, group, integration, interlocking, joint concern, joint endeavor, junction, league, meeting, merger, merging, mixture, muuual concern, partnership, society, sodality, syndicate, union, union of factions, unity
See also: affiliation, alliance, assemblage, association, band, cabal, cartel, centralization, coaction, coalescence, combination, compact, company, concert, confederacy, connection, consortium, conspiracy, contact, contribution, corporation, federation, incorporation, institute, integration, league, merger, organization, pact, partnership, party, pool, relation, relationship, side, society, syndicate, union, unity

COALITION, French law. By this word is understood an unlawful agreement among several persons, not to do a thing except on some conditions agreed upon.
     2. The most usual coalitions are, 1st. those which take place among master workmen, to reduce, diminish or fix at a low rate the wages of journeymen and other workmen; 2d. those among workmen or journeymen, not to work except at a certain price. These offences are punished by fine and imprisonment. Dict. de Police, h.t. In our law this offence is known by the name of conspiracy. (q.v.)

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When a dancer is found to have decreased subtalar mobility with or without ankle pain, a rigid flatfoot (hyperpronation), or recurrent ankle sprains, clinicians should consider the possibility of a tarsal coalition in their differential diagnosis.
To obtain further knowledge of the prevalence, incidence, and results of treatment of tarsal coalition in dancers, a larger multicenter cohort study is needed.
Recognition of a tarsal coalition clinical and radiological pointers.
A review of tarsal coalition and pes planovalgus: clinical examination, diagnostic imaging, and surgical planning.
X-rays of the foot should be the first imaging modality selected for patients with suspected tarsal coalition.
19) CT findings for complete tarsal coalition are the presence of an osseous bar between tarsal bones.
There is a lack of evidence for outcomes in conservatively managed cases of tarsal coalition.
Exercise based treatments, such as those utilized in this case prior to accurate diagnosis, should also be contraindicated in symptomatic tarsal coalition as this may contribute to the progressive ossification of the coalition.
6,8-11,13-15,21,22,26) The first formal radiologic analysis of tarsal coalition was described by Conway and Cowell in 1968.
Prior studies have reported a bilateral incidence of tarsal coalition of between 50% and 80%, with more frequent bilaterality of the calcaneonavicular subtype.
Rigid painful flatfoot secondary to tarsal coalition.
The relationship of tarsal coalition to ankle sprain in athletes.