Concrescence meaning

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The growing together of related parts, tissues, or cells.
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The amassing of physical particles.
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A growing together of parts or cells, as of the lips of the blastopore of the embryo during gastrulation.
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The growing together of related parts, tissues, or cells.
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The amassing of physical particles.
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The growing together and merging of like or unlike separate parts or particles.
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(art) 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.
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Origin of concrescence

  • Latin concrēscentia from concrēscēns concrēscent- present participle of concrēscere to grow together concrete
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition