Definition of Concrescence

1. n. Coalescence of particles; growth; increase by the addition of particles.



Definition of Concrescence

1. Noun. the growing together and merging of like or unlike separate parts or particles ¹

2. Noun. (arts) the juxtapositioning of dissimilar forms or devices that are harmonized at their point of intersection into hybrid transitional shapes or designs. Any emphasis or modification of these transitional forms that are used in the creation of designs and new forms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concrescence

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Medical Definition of Concrescence

1. Synonym: coalescence. 2. In dentistry, the union of the roots of two adjacent teeth by cementum. Origin: see concrement (05 Mar 2000)

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concrescence (current term)
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Literary usage of Concrescence

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1911)
"The concrescence theory is an attempt to establish a universal law for the ... In its widest sense, concrescence may be defined as the building- up of the ..."

2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"concrescence' of stipules appears regularly in many plants and there are two ... 241 shows an example of the concrescence of the stipules of one and the ..."

3. The Early Embryology of the Chick by Bradley Merrill Patten (1920)
"... LOCATION AND APPEARANCE OF THE PRIMITIVE STREAK; THE ORIGIN OF THE PRIMITIVE STREAK BY concrescence OF THE BLASTOPORE; THE FORMATION OF THE MESODERM. ..."

4. The Development of the Frog's Egg: An Introduction to Experimental Embryology by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1897)
"... BY concrescence The period of overgrowth of the blastopore when the so called process of gastrulation is going on has been described in Chapter V. We ..."

5. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1877)
"There can be no doubt after a survey of the facts, that concrescence plays a most important part—in fact, the esst n tial part in the modification of the ..."

6. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"Various modifications of the different phases of concrescence are shown in Figs. ... The whole process of concrescence, as shown by these embryos, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The concrescence, then, of the free edge of the reflected lamellae of the ... It b important, because such a concrescence is by no means universal, ..."

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