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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
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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.
In November 2009, a 7-year-old girl (case-patient 3) was sent to the emergency department of the University of Heidelberg Children's Hospital by her pediatrician because of abnormal results in a control urine sample 4 weeks after percutaneous nephrolithoapraxia and concrement removal.
the concentration(s) of lithogenic substance(s) before and after a growing concrement is passed must be different (Fig.