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calcific

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adjective cal·cif·ic \kal-ˈsi-fik\

Definition of calcific

  1. :  involving or caused by calcification <calcific lesions>



Origin of calcific

calcify


First Known Use: 1861


Medical Dictionary

calcific

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adjective cal·cif·ic \kal-ˈsif-ik\

Medical Definition of calcific

  1. :  involving or caused by calcification <calcific lesions> <calcific periarthritis>




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