Origin: L concrescentia < concrescere, to grow together < com-, together + crescere, to grow: see crescent
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- Biology The growing together of related parts, tissues, or cells.
- The amassing of physical particles.
Origin: Latin concrēscentia, from concrēscēns, concrēscent-, present participle of concrēscere, to grow together; see concrete.
- con·cresˈcent adjective
concrescence - Medical Definition