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.
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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.
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calcareous degeneration

Infiltration of inorganic calcium into tissues.
See also: degeneration
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