syncretio

syn·cre·ti·o

(sin-krē'shē-ō),
Development of adhesion between inflamed opposing surfaces.
[Mod. L., fr. G. synkrētizō, to unite the Cretan cities, reanalyzed as fr. syn- + L. cresco, pp. cretum, to grow]

syncretio

(sĭn-krē′shē-ō) [L.]
The development of adhesions between opposing inflamed surfaces.