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1. Occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another.
2. A concomitant.
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(kənˈkɒmɪtəns) or


1. existence or occurrence together or in connection with another
2. a thing that exists in connection with another
3. (Theology) Christian theol the doctrine that the body and blood of Christ are present in the Eucharist
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(kɒnˈkɒm ɪ təns, kən-)

1. the quality or relation of being concomitant.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin]
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Noun1.concomitance - occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another
conjunction, co-occurrence, coincidence, concurrence - the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
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References in classic literature ?
So true is this, that when a man is by nature liable to such affections, arising from some concomitance of elements in his constitution, it is a probable inference that he has the corresponding complexion of skin.
Similarly those abnormal psychic states which are not inborn, but arise from the concomitance of certain other elements, and are difficult to remove, or altogether permanent, are called qualities, for in virtue of them men are said to be such and such.
To effect a change of ownership with the candid concomitance of a brass band.
Commenting on the concomitance of the election campaign abroad and the release of the final list of candidates, the Vice-President said the factor time was decisive in such a timeframe.
Appartenant a cette expressionnisme revelateur de turbulents desirs de l'emergence d'une realite de resistance par le defi du regard ouvert sur la presence comme sur l'absence, en une concomitance de forces.
As the concomitance of ichthyosis, liver cirrhosis, and elevated muscle enzyme levels were suspicious of a syndrome, the patient was referred for eye and ear examinations.
Our patient had a 5-year-old DDD cardiac pacemaker implanted via the right subclavian vein access instead of the left subclavian vein; however, there was no information regarding LSIVC and PLSVC concomitance from his previous hospital records.
The concomitance rate (86%) of 22q11.2 deletion and heart defect (mainly TOF) found in the present study clearly exceeds previous estimates but agrees with similar findings in a larger sample of Mexican patients and may therefore be a reliable predictor of the deletion in our population (7,8).
LINE OF THE DAY Steven Gerrard set to seal Ibrox move after completing rigorous concomitance exam.
252,1-3) would, if my speculation is correct, constitute a further development; although it looks indeed as if it overlaps with the text of the insertion, it in fact no longer focuses on the idea of nonbeing but on the question of the impossibility, or not, of there being a concomitance between the necessary being's existence and its being specific.