Local calcification of soft tissue occurring at the site of injection of certain chemical compounds, such as lead acetate or cerium chloride; hydroxyapatite deposits are found in the calcified areas.
[L. calx, chalk, calcium, + G. ergon, work, production]
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calcergyA near-extinct term for dystrophic calcification occurring at sites where certain compounds (e.g., cerium chloride, lead acetate and others) have been injected.
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