calcify definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce or come to be stony or chalky by deposition of calcium salts.
    • to create or be inflexible and unchanging.
    • to create stony or calcareous by the deposit or release of salts of lime.
    • which will make or come to be stony or chalky by deposition of calcium salts.
    • which will make or become inflexible and unchanging.
    • to produce stony or calcareous by the deposit or secretion of salts of lime.
  • verb:
    • which will make anything tough and stony by impregnating with calcium salts
    • in order to become tough and stony by impregnation with calcium salts
    • become impregnated with calcium salts
    • convert into lime
    • develop into lime; become calcified
    • become rigid and unchanging
    • to create one thing difficult and stony by impregnating with calcium salts
    • to be tough and stony by impregnation with calcium salts
    • come to be impregnated with calcium salts
    • convert into lime
    • turn into lime; become calcified
    • come to be inflexible and unchanging
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to become became a stony or calcareous condition, in which lime is a principal ingredient, as with the synthesis of teeth.
    • To become turned into a stony or calcareous condition, by which lime is a principal ingredient, as in the synthesis of teeth.
  • others:
    • In order to make calcic; harden by secreting or depositing a salt of lime.
    • To turn into bone or bony muscle; come to be difficult like bone, as cartilage or membrane layer, by the deposition or release of a salt of lime.
    • to help make calcic; harden by secreting or depositing a salt of lime.
    • To turn into bone tissue or bony tissue; come to be tough like bone, as cartilage or membrane, by the deposition or release of a salt of lime.

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