agglomeration


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ag·gre·ga·tion

(ag-rĕ-gā'shŭn),
A crowded mass of independent but similar units; a cluster.
Synonym(s): agglomeration

agglomeration

Etymology: L, agglomerare, to gather into a ball
a mass or cluster of individual units. agglomerate, v.

agglomeration

(1) Aggregation.
(2) Agglutination.
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