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concrescence

 [kon-kres´ens]
a growing together of parts originally separate.

con·cres·cence

(kon-kres'ens),
1. Synonym(s): coalescence
2. In dentistry, the union of the roots of two adjacent teeth by cementum.
[see concrement]

concrescence

/con·cres·cence/ (kon-kres´ens)
1. a growing together of parts originally separate.
2. in embryology, the flowing together and piling up of cells.

concrescence

(kən-krĕs′əns)
n.
1. Biology The growing together of related parts, tissues, or cells.
2. The amassing of physical particles.

con·cres′cent adj.

concrescence

[kənkres′əns]
Etymology: L, concrescere to be formed
1 a growing together; a union of parts originally separate.
2 (in embryology) the flowing together and piling up of cells.
3 (in dentistry) the union of the roots of two adjacent teeth by a deposit of excess cementum.
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Concrescence

con·cres·cence

(kŏn-kres'ĕns)
1. Synonym(s): coalescence.
2. dentistry The union of the roots of two adjacent teeth by cementum.

con·cres·cence

(kŏn-kres'ĕns)
In dentistry, the union of the roots of two adjacent teeth by cementum.

concrescence (känkres´əns),

n the union of two teeth after eruption, by the fusion of their cementum surfaces.
Concrescence.

concrescence

a growing together of parts originally separate.
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As illustrated below, Whitehead's Categorical Logic traces the process of concrescence in terms of a detailed series of stages and phases.
Thus, the Taoist teaching of cultivating egoless selfhood aims to free a person from the four great hindrances of preconceptions, predeterminations, obduracy and egoism stipulated by Confucius in order to bring out what is hidden within the self to activate the process of concrescence or unity within multiplicity (Chang, 1963).
It lies in the nature of things that the many occasions of the past must be felt such that they will be compatible for entering into complex unity, that there are processes of concrescence and that they must have an outcome.
The subject of experience expires once it has completed its process of concrescence.
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proposes that God no longer be conceived as an actual entity, different from finite actual entities only in its reverse process of concrescence.
His transformation of process theism involves jettisoning Whitehead's notion of God's primordial nature and reconceiving God as pure everlasting concrescence, indeed, as future activity.
One thinks immediately of Whitehead's notion of a divine initial aim which guides the concrescence or progressive self-constitution of an actual occasion of experience.
In particular, the rejection of the ontology of Aquinas and his heirs in favor of the concepts of concrescence and force fields results in a rethinking of the Spirit's personhood.
Also abolished or blurred are efficient and final causation, transition and concrescence, concrescent and concrete, becoming and being, any real supersession of phases of becoming, extensive and intensive quantity, genetic and coordinate division, subjective and objective species of eternal objects, freedom and inheritance, and formal and objective reality.