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calcify

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verb cal·ci·fy \ˈkal-sə-ˌfī\

Definition of calcify

calcified

calcifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make calcareous by deposit of calcium salts

  3. 2 :  to make inflexible or unchangeable

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to become calcareous

  6. 2 :  to become inflexible and changeless :  harden

calcification

play \ˌkal-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun


1854

First Known Use of calcify

1854


Medical Dictionary

calcify

play
verb cal·ci·fy \ˈkal-sə-ˌfī\

Medical Definition of calcify

calcified

;

calcifying

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to make calcareous by deposit of calcium salts

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become calcareous




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