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concretion

 [kon-kre´shun]
1. a calculus or hard inorganic mass in a natural cavity or in tissue.
2. abnormal union of adjacent parts.
3. the process of becoming harder or more solid.

con·cre·tion

(kon-krē'shŭn),
The formation of solid material by aggregation of discrete units or particles.
[L. cum, together, + crescere, to grow]

concretion

/con·cre·tion/ (kon-kre´shun)
1. a calculus or inorganic mass in a natural cavity or in tissue.
2. abnormal union of adjacent parts.
3. the process of becoming harder or more solid.

concretion

(kən-krē′shən)
n.
Medicine A solid mass, usually composed of inorganic material, formed in a cavity or tissue of the body; a calculus.

con·cre′tion·ar′y (-shə-nĕr′ē) adj.

concretion

See calculus.

con·cre·tion

(kŏn-krē'shŭn)
Formation of solid material by the aggregation of discrete units or particles.
[L. cum, together, + crescere, to grow]

concretion

A solid mass of chalky or inorganic material formed in a cavity or tissue of the body. A CALCULUS.

concretion

1. a calculus or inorganic mass in a natural cavity or in tissue.
2. abnormal union of adjacent parts.
3. a process of becoming harder or more solid.
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A calcareous sandstone concretion containing three vertebrae and 11 fragmentary gill rakers belonging to the genus Cetorhinus Blainville, 1816, was collected from the Coos Conglomerate Member of the late Miocene Empire Formation, Coos County, Oregon.
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However, the magnetic concretions contain the lowest quantities of PDM, suggesting that the PDM observed in this study is not thermally formed, poorly ordered alumina.
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Carbonate-cemented sandstone bodies range from isolated concretions to laterally persistent cemented layers occurring frequently in shallow-marine sandstones (Van den Bril & Swennen 2009).
l], but for determination of the concretion amount the drilling data will be inaccurate.
Typically, the center of a concretion is something biotic," Hanshumaker said.
The treatment of large bezoars and concretions is essentially surgical.
One often encounters the claim that Rahner's stress on mystery leads to an apophatic emphasis on God's incomprehensibility, while Balthasar's stress on concretion is more rooted in the Incarnation.
We need the feasibility study for: Concretion of user requirements Development of a functional mission concept Estimate of the overall project cost Development of product, price and quantity structures"
The concretion is formed when, due to erosion, the layers of sedimentary rock are taken away, which causes them to be round.