Definitions of Concrescence

  1. Coalescence of particles; growth; increase by the addition of particles. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. A growing together. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Growth or increase; the act of growing by the spontaneous union of separate particles. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. The growing together of parts. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for Concrescence

  1. With regard to the specific characters of the species of Zeugopterus nothing is known of peculiarities in mode of life which would give an importance in the struggle for existence to the concrescence of the pelvic fins with the ventral in punctatus, to the absence of this character and the elongation of the first dorsal ray in unimaculatus, or to the absence of both characters in norvegicus. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham