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Definition 1: the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for concretion in the sense of this definition

(concretion is a kind of ...) the act of making or becoming a single unit

"the union of opposing factions" "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"

Definition 2: an increase in the density of something - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for concretion in the sense of this definition

(concretion is a kind of ...) increase in density

Definition 3: a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body - [noun denoting object]

Samples where concretion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • renal calculi can be very painful

Synonyms for concretion in the sense of this definition

(concretion is a kind of ...) a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

"he threw a rock at me"

(... is a kind of concretion ) a calculus formed in the bladder

(... is a kind of concretion ) a calculus occurring in the intestines

(... is a kind of concretion ) a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts

(... is a kind of concretion ) a calculus formed in the kidney

(... is a kind of concretion ) calculus in a salivary gland

(... is a kind of concretion ) a stone formed in the salivary gland

(... is a kind of concretion ) a urinary stone

Definition 4: the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys) - [noun denoting process]

(concretion is a kind of ...) a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

"the action of natural forces" "volcanic activity"

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