concretion

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noun con·cre·tion \kän-ˈkrē-shən, kən-\

Definition of concretion

  1. 1 :  something concreted: such asa :  a hard usually inorganic mass (such as a bezoar or tophus) formed in a living bodyb :  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. 2 :  the act or process of concreting :  the state of being concreted concretion of ideas in a hypothesis

concretionary

play \kän-ˈkrē-shə-ˌner-ē, kən-\ adjective

1541

First Known Use of concretion

1541


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concretion

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noun con·cre·tion \kän-ˈkrē-shən, kən-\

Medical Definition of concretion

  1. :  a hard usually inorganic mass (as a tophus) formed especially from mineral salts in a living body


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