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Synonyms for concretion

the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e

an increase in the density of something

the union of diverse things into one body or form or group

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The deeper groundwater table in the middle-terrace position explains the location of RMFs only in the subsoil of soil profiles (~110cm depth); RMFs occur in the form of orange mottles and rusty iron concretions within B1 horizons (Fig.
Analysis of a sample containing more material from these concretions could provide information about the variability within the rock layer that includes both John Klein and Cumberland.
The earliest known recorded description of oropharyngeal concretions is 1560 (1).
He wished he could have come that day, but talked of future walks when he felt better, perhaps into the Colli Euganei--one of what he has called "certain concretions or archipelagos of places out of which--no matter how you penetrate them and no matter how you think and rethink them or gather them all together as in a model studied in perspective from above--it is never possible to make a true 'map' with fixed itineraries.
The stones are the concretions that form in the biliary tract usually in the gallbladder.
Pyrite occurs as localised concretions due to precipitation (Plate 6).
For the 2009 exhibition The Margins at the Icehouse in Phoenix, for example, Harrow renewed his reflections on the intersection of 20th-century sculpture and his own artistic identity by recycling the bulb-shaped Plexiglas object from Chinese Satellite Chandelier and suspending it vertically, like a massive crystal pendant, alongside hand-built ceramic forms evocative of the Concretions of Arp, the cage-like structures of Giacometti's Surrealist period, Naum Gabo's constructivist geometry and the stone wells and obelisks of Noguchi--all against a full-wall backdrop of aluminium foil that seemed futuristic and strangely nostalgic at the same time, like a flashback to the Inconel on the 1969 lunar module or, more aptly, the foil covered surfaces of Warhol's Silver Factory.
Remove embedded foreign bodies or concretions from conjunctiva, using topical anesthesia, not involving sclera;
Siderite within the Barnsdall Formation of northeastern Oklahoma occurs in four varieties: (1) large nodules lacking a distinct central nucleus, concentrated in horizons bearing articulated crinoids; (2) small concretions with distinct skeletal nuclei consisting of infaunal bivalves and inarticulate brachiopods occurring in horizons relatively lacking in articulated crinoids and crinoid material; (3) large sideritized burrows occurring above crinoid horizons; and (4) concretions nucleated around former sites of soft tissue in large crinoids and productid brachiopods.
Thus, the perceptual awareness disclose, composed and is composed of concretions of the inexhaustible, concretions which comprise primary inscriptions as openings into the wild being and are also traces within the wild being.
In addition to DID, Dynasty has identified from outcrop and drilling typical Channel Iron Deposits ("CID") which represent concentrations of iron in the matrix and in pisolitic(4) concretions which has occurred following the removal of silica and the remobilisation and re-precipitation of iron through aggressive weathering processes which occurred during the Tertiary Period (60Mya to 2.
A combination of the intense heat of the onboard fire that sank the ship, and nearly 300 years of submersion among coral and mollusc growths, has fused some of the wares into spectacular sculptural concretions that are richly evocative of the maritime trade.
An upper cave displays views of imposing stone concretions in the form of cathedral vaults to a distance of approx.
We've gone from `It could be a turtle' to `It could be a tortoise' to `It's one huge rock that's still one of the biggest concretions we've ever seen on the Oregon Coast,'" DiTorrice said.
In the Sarnia--Lambton project, Peter Russell described the formation of oil, fossils of the Arkona area and formation of concretions at Kettle Point.