calcific

adjective

cal·​cif·​ic kal-ˈsi-fik How to pronounce calcific (audio)
: involving or caused by calcification
calcific lesions

Word History

Etymology

calcify

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of calcific was in 1853

Dictionary Entries Near calcific

Cite this Entry

“Calcific.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calcific. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

calcific

adjective
cal·​cif·​ic kal-ˈsif-ik How to pronounce calcific (audio)
: involving or caused by calcification
calcific lesions
calcific periarthritis
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