- Medicine/Medical. failure of a broken bone to heal.
Origin of nonunion
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Examples from the Web for nonunion
The implication was clear: nonunion teachers would not have acted the same way.Campbell Brown: Keep Newtown Off the Culture War Battlefield
December 21, 2012
The nonunion engineer is not only tolerated but is even on occasion made the beneficiary of the activities of the union.The Armies of Labor
Samuel P. Orth
- not belonging or related to a trade unionnonunion workers
- not favouring or employing union laboura nonunion shop
- not produced by union labournonunion shirts
- pathol failure of broken bones or bone fragments to heal
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- The failure of a fractured bone to heal normally.
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