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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.

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- tendon, ligament etc.) to ossify when damaged Primrose syndrome, a rare genetic disease in which cartilage becomes ossified. Caetano-Lopes J, Canhão H...
- being birds and ornithischian dinosaurs, portions of the tendon can become ossified. In this process, osteocytes infiltrate the tendon and lay down bone as...
- cervical vertebrae). The axis is ossified from five primary and two secondary centers. The body and vertebral arch are ossified in the same manner as the corresponding...
- ossification of the C7 lateral costal element. During early development, this ossified costal element typically becomes re-absorbed. Failure of this process results...
- (extension) of the lower (inferior) part of the sternum, which is usually ossified in the adult human. It may also be referred to as the ensiform process...
- 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...
- with an incompletely ossified hyoid, purrs. All remaining species of the family Felidae (‘purring cats’) have a completely ossified hyoid, which enables...
- Peripheral ossifying fibroma, also known as ossifying fibrous epulis, is “a gingival nodule which is composed of a cellular fibroblastic connective tissue...
- dorsal end of each cartilage is connected with the ear-capsule and is ossified to form the malleus; the ventral ends meet each other in the region of...
- Osteofibrous dysplasia Other names Ossifying fibroma Specialty Oncology ...
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