Synonyms for calcified

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In Propristis schweinfurthi the tooth-sockets are not yet calcified.

Now and then these grains are found to be in a calcified condition.

Other specimens show no trace of these calcified projections.

Calcified arteries are readily identified in skiagrams (Fig. 65).

A man of forty years may therefore have the calcified, pipe stem arteries of a man of eighty.

Many puny individuals with stiff, calcified arteries go about with more ease than a robust man with thickened arteries only.

The sacral diapophyses are expanded and have a border of calcified cartilage laterally.

The scapula is flat and expanded dorsally; the suprascapula is broad, flat, and calcified in large adults.

Cal′cic, containing calcium; Cal′cific, calcifying or calcified.

Their epidermis has secreted a thin covering of chitine, in the tubular worms a leather-like or calcified tube.

WORD ORIGIN

1785 (implied in calcified), from French calcifier, from stem of Latin calcem "lime" (see chalk (n.)) + -fy. Related: Calcifying; calcification.

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