Calcify



Physiology. to make or become calcareous or bony; harden by the deposit of calcium salts.
Geology. to harden by deposition of calcium carbonate.
to make or become rigid or intransigent, as in a political position.
Historical Examples

Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot
Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot
Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern
The Book of Gud Dan Spain
Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot

verb -fies, -fying, -fied
to convert or be converted into lime
to harden or become hardened by impregnation with calcium salts
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