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syncretio

Pronunciation: sin-kre'she-o

Definition: Development of adhesion between inflamed opposing surfaces.

[Mod. L., fr. G. synkretizo, to unite the Cretan cities, reanalyzed as fr. syn- + L. cresco, pp. cretum, to grow]

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