The joints are less supple; the arteries are more or less "ossified."
The vertebræ were not ossified, for no trace of them has been found.
It is not necessary to be a contortionist, nor will it answer to be an ossified freak.
The notochord is restricted and replaced by ossified vertebræ.
The mandible has a distinct splenial, and the articular is ossified.
In the Chelonia ...