plural -s
: the act or action of coming together (as into assembly, combat, coition)
specifically : the coming together of the chromosomes of a dividing cell to form the metaphase plate

Word History


Latin congression-, congressio, from congressus (past participle of congredi) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Congression.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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