Concretion meaning

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A solid hard mass.
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A rounded mass of mineral matter found in sedimentary rock.
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A solid mass, usually composed of inorganic material, formed in a cavity or tissue of the body; a calculus.
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A solidifying or being solidified.
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An act or instance of concretizing.
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A solidified mass.
  • An inclusion in sedimentary rock, usually rounded and harder than the surrounding rock, resulting from the formation of succeeding layers of mineral matter about some nucleus, as a grain of sand.
  • A solidified mass, usually inorganic, deposited in the body; calculus.
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A solid mass, usually composed of inorganic material, formed in a cavity or tissue of the body; a calculus.
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The process of aggregating or coalescing into a mass.
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A solid, hard mass formed by a process of aggregation or coalescence.
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(petrology) A rounded mass of a mineral, sometimes found in sedimentary rock or on the ocean floor.
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The action of making something concrete or the result of such an action.
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Origin of concretion

  • From French concrétion, from Latin concretio.
    From Wiktionary