ossification

Definitions of ossification
1

n the developmental process of bone formation

Type of:
biological process, organic process
a process occurring in living organisms

n the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material

Type of:
calcification
a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)

n the process of becoming rigidly fixed in a conventional pattern of thought or behavior

Type of:
human process
a process in which human beings are involved

n hardened conventionality

Synonyms:
conformity
Type of:
convention, conventionalism, conventionality
orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional

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