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con·cres·cence

 (kən-krĕs′əns)
n.
1. Biology The growing together of related parts, tissues, or cells.
2. The amassing of physical particles.

[Latin concrēscentia, from concrēscēns, concrēscent-, present participle of concrēscere, to grow together; see concrete.]

con·cres′cent adj.
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concrescence

(kənˈkrɛsəns)
n
(Biology) biology a growing together of initially separate parts or organs
[C17: from Latin concrēscentia, from concrēscere to grow together, from crēscere to grow; see crescent]
conˈcrescent adj
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con•cres•cence

(kɒnˈkrɛs əns, kən-)

n.
a growing together, as of tissue or embryonic parts; coalescence.
[1600–10; < Latin concrēscentia=concrēscent-, s. of concrēscēns, present participle of concrēscere to harden, set (see concrete) + -ia -ia]
con•cres′cent, adj.
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