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concrescence

[kən′krēs·əns]
(biology)
Convergence and fusion of parts originally separate, as the lips of the blastopore in embryogenesis.
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And it's again up to you whether I'll lower my handkerchief into your mouths, devastated by the flames of false prophecies and, after that, out in the street, wave it above the concrescent heads of the crowd, gathered at that hour near the only fountain of the city, to observe its last drop of water.
Without an "agency of comparison" able to disclose the "definite relevance" of possibilities never before actualized in temporal events, those possibilities would be unavailable to a present actual occasion's concrescent decisions.
90) and his developing idea that "all unity must be first achieved by some process of concrescent unification" (p.