syneresis, Synresis, si-ner′e-sis, n. the coalescence of two vowels or syllables—opp.
But synalepha may occur in combinations of vowels in which syneresis would be impossible.
syneresis syn·er·e·sis (sĭ-něr'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. syn·er·e·ses (-sēz')
The contraction of a gel, as a blood clot, and the exudation of part of its liquid component.