concrescence


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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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More than anywhere else, the "concrescence" and "coincidence" of all involved elements lead to a self-contained, self-fulfilling, prophetic truth, which is proper to all political myths (Bottici 2009, 366).
It is this constant cycling of a closed system that prevents movement toward concrescence. Adherence to the status quo is then the essence of sin.
The concrescence of interdependent elements such as dance music, drugs such as ecstasy, and the practices of celebration and gender experimentation enacted in the parties, spaces, venues and events of gay dance culture formed a constellation of practice and experience that differentiated itself explicitly from the drinking culture of the hetero-masculine pub rock scene.
McStay uses Whitehead's ideas of concrescence to talk about the creative process.
Whitehead's word "concrescence" is derived from the Latin
In order to free the interactants from the hindrances of cultural preconceptions to activate the process of concrescence in the boundary line, the interactants must foster the ability of "boundary wisdom" to achieve the great empathy that requires sensitivity and creativity as the two eyes of intercultural adaptation (Chen, 2009c).
We also observed larger druses with a diameter of 1-2.5 [micro]m, formed by the concrescence of simple crystals located in the spongy parenchyma (Fig.
Based on such disparate taxonomic elements, its circumscription became very confusing, based as it was solely on the presence of petal appendages and basal petal concrescence. Such a chaotic conglomeration of elements from Aechmea, Neoregelia and Nidularium could only be compared to Baker's (1889) concept of Karatas Plumier.
Concrescence on the other hand is an acquired disorder in which the roots of one or more crowns are united by cementum alone after formation of the crowns [Soames and Southam, 2005].
8.6 Coupling Magnitudes/Distances 8.7 Macro-Uncertainty Principle 9.0 SYSTEMS FIELD CHARACTERISTICS 9.1 Resonance Phenomena 9.2.1 Consonance 9.2.2 Dissonance 9.2.3 Transgressive Recursion 9.3 Soliton's 9.4 Anticipatory/Precocious Vectors 10.0 SYSTEMS EVOLUTION 10.1 Randomness/Chaos Mechanisms 10.2 Concrescence Ratio 10.3 Neutrality Principle 10.4 Logarithmic Spiral of Variants 10.5 Transgressive Variation 10.6 Ontogenetic/Phylogenetic Mechanism 11.0 SYSTEMS EMERGENCE 11.1 Stability Limits-Isomorph Network 11.2 Parameter Trends 11.3 Process of Emergence 11.4 Complementarity/Counterparity 11.5 Transgressive Equilibrium 11.6 Exclusion Principle 11.7 Deutsch's Law 12.0 SYSTEMS DECAY PROCESSES Table 7.
However, such confidence must surely be misplaced unless (i) the profound philosophical differences between Kant and Whitehead have been examined in some detail to establish exactly where Dopfer and Potts stand in this regard; and, (ii) the authors can establish the precise relationship holding between the higher-order consciousness and communicative abilities of human beings, the prehensions or feelings of lower order organisms, and those of inorganic structures such as crystals, for this is something that Whitehead attempted through his categorical logic of concrescence? As Epperson (2004: 115) says of Whitehead:
As might be expected of such an introductory work, parts of the discussion may leave the reader asking for further elaboration and clarification, particularly with regard to such notoriously difficult metaphysical topics as creativity, prehension, concrescence, intensity (understood as non-conscious feeling or enjoyment of experience), and other technical notions.