- a growing together, as of tissue or embryonic parts; coalescence.
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Concrescence, kon-kres′ens, n. increment: a growing together of cells or other organisms.
The Cephalopoda are mainly characterized by the concrescence of the foot and head.
In the embryos of higher Vertebrates it closes in the centre, the point of concrescence forming the tympanic membrane.
- biology a growing together of initially separate parts or organs
Word Origin for concrescence
- The growing together of separate parts.coalescence