concretion

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

Definition of concretion

1 :something concreted: such as
a :a hard usually inorganic mass (such 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

concretionary

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

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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

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

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