Calcification definition

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A calcifying; specif., the deposition of calcium salts in bodily tissues.
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A calcified substance or part.
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An inflexible, unchanging state.

Calcification of negotiations.

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Impregnation with calcium or calcium salts, as with calcium carbonate.
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Hardening, as of tissue, by such impregnation.
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A calcified substance or structure.
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A calcified substance or part.
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Impregnation with calcium or calcium salts, as with calcium carbonate.
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Hardening, as of tissue, by such impregnation.
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The accumulation of calcium or calcium salts in a body tissue. Calcification normally occurs in the formation of bone, but can be deposited abnormally, as in the lungs.
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A structure that has undergone calcification.
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The replacement of organic material, especially original hard material such as bone, with calcium carbonate during the process of fossilization.
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The accumulation of calcium in certain soils, especially soils of cool temperate regions where leaching takes place very slowly.
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The process of change into a stony or calcareous substance by the deposition of lime salt; -- normally, as in the formation of bone and of teeth; abnormally, as in calcareous degeneration of tissue.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
calcification
Plural:
calcifications

Origin of calcification

  • From calcify +‎ -ation.

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