calcification

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Etymology[edit]

From calcify +‎ -ation.

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calcification (countable and uncountable, plural calcifications)

  1. The process of change into a stony or calcareous substance by the deposition of lime salt; -- normally, as in the formation of bone and of teeth; abnormally, as in calcareous degeneration of tissue.

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