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1The fact of existing or occurring together with something else.
co-occurrence, concurrence, coincidence, coexistence, simultaneity, simultaneousness, contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, synchronicity, synchronyView synonyms
- ‘Instead, central apneas, which often occur in concomitance with OA in patients with sleepdisordered breathing, are characterized by the lack of both central and peripheral respiratory activity.’
- ‘The aim of this article was to evaluate the concomitance of symptomatic varicose veins and varicoceles in a young male patient group.’
- ‘This time around concomitance is emphasized more often, violinist Liza Rietz filtering her playing throughout the album rather than offering a decoupled juxtaposition with the other members.’
- ‘Cross-correlation analysis reports the concomitancy of the movement of the two species under investigation on the spatial scale of the detection volume, in addition to their mobilities and internal dynamics.’
- ‘It can be questioned whether a more elaborate diagnosis (concomitance of fistulas) might allow for more precisely defined traits in the future.’
- 1.1 The doctrine that the body and blood of Christ are each present in both the bread and the wine of the Eucharist.
- ‘He is apparently ignorant of the classical doctrine of concomitance by which Jesus the Lord is present in the Host (and in the consecrated wine), Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity.’
- ‘His blood, soul, and divinity become present by concomitance, their inseparable connection with his body, not precisely because of the words of consecration.’
- ‘I will take my medicine on the doctrine of concomitance from the good doctor W.L. Smith.’
Mid 16th century: from medieval Latin concomitantia, from the verb concomitari ‘accompany’ (see concomitant).
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