HyperDic: concretion

English > 4 senses of the word concretion:
NOUNprocessconcretionthe formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys)
objectconcretion, calculusa hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts
eventconcretion, compaction, compression, densificationan increase / increase in the density / density of something
actconcretion, coalescence, coalescency, coalition, conglutinationthe union of diverse things into one body or form or group
English > concretion: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys).
Broadernatural process, natural action, action, activityA process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
English > concretion: 4 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body.
Synonymcalculus
Narrowerbladder stone, cystolithA calculus formed in the bladder
enterolithA calculus occurring in the intestines
gallstone, bilestoneA calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
kidney stone, urinary calculus, nephrolith, renal calculusA calculus formed in the kidney
ptyalithcalculus in a salivary gland
sialolith, salivary calculusA stone formed in the salivary gland
urolithA urinary stone
Broaderrock, stoneA lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
Spanishcálculo, concreción, piedra
Catalancàlcul, concreció, pedra
English > concretion: 4 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn increase / increase in the density / density of something.
Synonymscompaction, compression, densification
Broaderconcentrationincrease / increase / increase in density / density
Spanishcompresión, densificación
Catalancompressió, densificació
Verbsconcreteform into a solid mass
English > concretion: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts.
Synonymscoalescence, coalescency, coalition, conglutination
Broaderunion, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointureThe act of making or becoming a single unit
Spanishcoalescencia
Catalancoalescència, fusió, incorporació, unió
Verbsconcreteform into a solid mass

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