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Definition of Ossified

Ossified
Ossify Os"si*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ossified; p. pr. & vb. n. Ossifying.] [L. os, ossis, bone + -fy: cf. F. ossifier. See Osseous.] 1. (Physiol.) To form into bone; to change from a soft animal substance into bone, as by the deposition of lime salts. 2. Fig.: To harden; as, to ossify the heart. --Ruskin.
Ossified
Ossified Os"si*fied, a. Changed to bone or something resembling bone; hardened by deposits of mineral matter of any kind; -- said of tissues.

Meaning of Ossified from wikipedia

- tendon, ligament etc.) to ossify when damaged Primrose syndrome, a rare genetic disease in which cartilage becomes ossified. "bone formation | Definition...
- birds, and ornithischian dinosaurs, portions of the tendon can become ossified. In this process, osteocytes infiltrate the tendon and lay down bone as...
- (extension) of the inferior (lower) part of the sternum, which is usually ossified in the adult human. It may also be referred to as the ensiform process...
- secondary. A primary ossification center is the first area of a bone to start ossifying. It usually appears during prenatal development in the central part of...
- great wings, and pterygoid processes. The greater part of the bone is ossified in cartilage. There are fourteen centers in all, six for the presphenoid...
- the lateral parts begins to ossify from a single center during the eighth w**** of fetal life. The basilar portion is ossified from two centers, one in front...
- A non-ossifying fibroma (NOF) is a benign bone tumor of the osteoclastic giant cell-rich tumor type. It generally occurs in the metaphysis of long bones...
- begin to ossify from a single center, and are joined to the labyrinths about the beginning of the second year. The cribriform plate is ossified partly from...
- ossification of the C7 lateral costal element. During early development, this ossified costal element typically becomes re-absorbed. Failure of this process results...
- ligament as it forms a bone to bone connection when the patella is fully ossified. The patellar tendon is a strong, flat ligament, which originates on the...