Thesaurus / ossify

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The first vertebra to ossify is the second or third cervical, and the ossification gradually extends to those behind.

To be overwise is to ossify; and the scruple-monger ends by standing stockstill.

Does it liberate or suppress, ossify or render flexible, divide or unify interest?

There is a general growth to be observed, and the bones are beginning to ossify.

EmbryologyGerald R. Leighton

The latter will always take care of themselves—the danger being that they rapidly tend to ossify us.

The mentomecklians do not ossify until approximately the same time that the quadratojugal appears in the upper jaw.

"And give you indigestion and see you ossify for want of exercise under my indulgent eye," retorted her mother.

Marjorie DeanPauline Lester

The other element, the cartilaginous brain-box, does not ossify, and tends to become absorbed (p. 124).

Form and FunctionE. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

But Philip seemed to ossify, every cord and muscle of his body frozen to stone by the conflict that raged within him.

Valves of the Aorta of a cartilaginous texture, as if beginning to ossify.

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