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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: concretion(0.00889 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to concretion.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ
(e.g., the kidneys)
2: a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts;
found in hollow organs or ducts of the body; “renal
calculi can be very painful” [syn: calculus]
3: an increase in the density of something [syn: compaction,
4: the union of diverse things into one body or form or group;
the growing together of parts [syn: coalescence, coalescency,
English → English (gcide)
Concretion \Con*cre"tion\, n. [L. concretio.]
1. The process of concreting; the process of uniting or of
becoming united, as particles of matter into a mass;
2. A mass or nodule of solid matter formed by growing
together, by congelation, condensation, coagulation,
induration, etc.; a clot; a lump; a calculus.
Accidental ossifications or deposits of phosphates
of lime in certain organs . . . are called osseous
3. (Geol.) A rounded mass or nodule produced by an
aggregation of the material around a center; as, the
calcareous concretions common in beds of clay.