Definition of concrescent in US English:

concrescent

adjective

Biology
  • See concrescence

    • ‘In the present framework this is a matter of the span of the unitary concrescent ` occasion’ that determines the ` pulse’ of consciousness.’
    • ‘In some situations two adjacent floral primordia can become concrescent.’
    • ‘The only means provided for such transmission in Whitehead's metaphysics is a hybrid physical prehension of God by the concrescent actual occasion.’
    • ‘In other words, it produces conceptual diversity (as determined by the subjective aim), and in doing so plays a crucial role in determining the subjective aim of a concrescent occasion.’
    • ‘Here the entire world of the concrescent entity is prehended as a whole.’

Pronunciation

concrescent

/-ˈkresənt/