congression

noun con·gres·sion \ kənˈgreshən \

Definition of congression

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

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Origin and Etymology of congression

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


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