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Definition of Ossified
OssifiedOssify Os"si*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ossified; p. pr. & vb.
n. Ossifying.] [L. os, ossis, bone + -fy: cf. F. ossifier.
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 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
. Caetano-Lopes J, Canhão H...
- being birds
of the tendon
can become ossified
. In this process, osteocytes infiltrate
and lay down bone as...
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...
of the C7 lateral costal
element. During early
development, this ossified costal element typically becomes
of this process
- (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
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
- Peripheral ossifying
fibroma, also known
as ossifying fibrous
epulis, is “a gingival nodule which
of a cellular fibroblastic connective
end of each cartilage
with the ear-capsule and is ossified
to form the malleus; the ventral
ends meet each other
in the region
- Osteofibrous dysplasia Other names Ossifying fibroma Specialty
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