concretion


con·cre·tion

noun \kän-ˈkrē-shən, kən-\

Definition of CONCRETION

1
:  something concreted: as
a :  a hard usually inorganic mass (as a bezoar or tophus) formed in a living body
b :  a mass of mineral matter found generally in rock of a composition different from its own and produced by deposition from aqueous solution in the rock
2
:  the act or process of concreting :  the state of being concreted <concretion of ideas in a hypothesis>
con·cre·tion·ary \-shə-ˌner-ē\ adjective

First Known Use of CONCRETION

1541

con·cre·tion

noun \kän-ˈkrē-shən, kən-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONCRETION

: a hard usually inorganic mass (as a bezoar or tophus) formed in a living body

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