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synonyms for concretion

  • coalescence
  • consolidation
  • fusion
  • solidification
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antonyms for concretion

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  • division
  • separation
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Most concretions in other fossil beds have no fossils or fossils that are just bones and hard parts, but “Mazon Creek has really good, soft-tissue preservation inside these concretions,” she says.
HOW FOSSILIZATION PRESERVED A 310-MILLION-YEAR-OLD HORSESHOE CRAB’S BRAINREBECCA DZOMBAKAUGUST 20, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
While we don’t completely understand how concretions form, all the evidence so far is that it’s the concretion itself that is the preservation force keeping things from decaying away.
HOW FOSSILIZATION PRESERVED A 310-MILLION-YEAR-OLD HORSESHOE CRAB’S BRAINREBECCA DZOMBAKAUGUST 20, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
That’s because the concretions there are partly made of an iron-carbonate mineral called siderite that only forms in low-oxygen environments.
HOW FOSSILIZATION PRESERVED A 310-MILLION-YEAR-OLD HORSESHOE CRAB’S BRAINREBECCA DZOMBAKAUGUST 20, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Fossils from this deposit are preserved within concretions made of an iron carbonate mineral called siderite.
ANCIENT BRAINS: INSIDE THE EXTRAORDINARY PRESERVATION OF A 310-MILLION-YEAR-OLD NERVOUS SYSTEMJOHN PATERSONJULY 30, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
A concretion of rounded quartz pebbles, cemented by ferruginous matter, apparently of recent formation.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
In the first place, what common element is there in matter, form, and the concretion of matter and form?
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Phleb′olite, a calcareous concretion found in a vein; Phlebol′ogy, science of the veins; Phleb′orrhage, venous hemorrhage.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Again, The concretion of Ice will not endure a dry attrition without liquation; for if it be rubbed long with a cloth, it melteth.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
And many bodies will coagulate upon commixture, whose separated natures promise no concretion.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
Concretion or Co-inherence denotes inseparable or necessary connection, such as that between substance and quality.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CONCRETION

  • agglomeration
  • caseation
  • concentration
  • concretion
  • condensation
  • congelation
  • consolidation
  • curdling
  • embolism
  • gelatination
  • incrassation
  • inspissation
  • jellification
  • thickening
  • calcification
  • casehardening
  • coagulation
  • concretion
  • crystallization
  • fossilization
  • freezing
  • ossification
  • petrification
  • setting
  • solidifying
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