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- 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.
- 1871, The Dental Cosmos, volume 13, page 84:
- An examination of the tooth shows a beautiful specimen of calcification of the dental pulp.
the process of change into a stony or calcareous substance
calcification m (plural calcifications)