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concretion

con·cre·tion

concretion

pronunciation:
kan kri shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that is or becomes real, specific, solid, or tangible.
The invention is a concretion of his years of thinking.
definition 2: the act or process of coalescing into a solid mass.
definition 3: a solid mass made by or as if by coalescence, such as a mass of calcium or other inorganic material found in living tissue, or a mineral mass found in sedimentary rock.