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concretion


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concretion  \Con*cre"tion\,  n.  [L.  concretio.] 
  1.  The  process  of  concreting;  the  process  of  uniting  or  of 
  becoming  united,  as  particles  of  matter  into  a  mass; 
  solidification. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concretion 
  n  1:  the  formation  of  stonelike  objects  within  a  body  organ 
  (e.g.,  the  kidneys) 
  2:  an  increase  in  the  density  of  something  [syn:  {compaction}, 
  {compression},  {densification}] 




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