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Definition of Ossify
OssifyOssify 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.
Ossify Os"si*fy, v. i. (Physiol.)
To become bone; to change from a soft tissue to a hard bony
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