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n.1.A growing together; the collection or mass formed by concretion, or natural union.
The concrement of a pebble or flint.
- Sir M. Hale
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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However, the larger fragments of algae and other food particles seen in concrement vacuoles in fiber cells (Grell and Benwitz, 1971; Wenderoth, 1986) must have been transferred there from other cells with direct access to the surface of the animal.
The process of stone formation changes, to a greater or lesser extent, the composition of the urine, i.e., the concentration(s) of lithogenic substance(s) before and after a growing concrement is passed must be different (Fig.
Further, in 20-40% of cases if not to carry out preventive maintenance, the crystalluria comes to the end with concrement formation (Baumann et al., 2003).