calcareous degeneration


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cal·car·e·ous de·gen·er·a·tion

in a precise sense, not a degenerative process per se, but the deposition of insoluble calcium salts in tissue that has degenerated and become necrotic, as in dystrophic calcification.

cal·car·e·ous de·gen·er·a·tion

(kal-kār'ē-ŭs dĕ-jen'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
In a precise sense, not itself a degenerative process, but the deposition of insoluble calcium salts in tissue that has degenerated and become necrotic, as in dystrophic calcification.

calcareous degeneration

Infiltration of inorganic calcium into tissues.
See also: degeneration