con|cres|cence «kon KREHS uhns», noun.
1. a growing together of parts which originally were separate to form a single part or unit. SYNONYM(S): accrescence, accretion.
2. an increase by the adding of particles. SYNONYM(S): accrescence, accretion.
[< Latin concrēscentia < concrēscere; see etym. under concrete (Cf.concrete)]

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