calcification

Definitions of calcification
1

n a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)

Types:
ossification
the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material
Type of:
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process
(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

n tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

Type of:
hardening
abnormal hardening or thickening of tissue

n an inflexible and unchanging state

“the calcification of negotiations”
Type of:
inaction, inactiveness, inactivity
the state of being inactive

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