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cal·ci·fy

(kal'si-fī),
To deposit or lay down calcium salts, as in the formation of bone.

cal·ci·fy

(kal'si-fī)
To deposit or lay down calcium salts, as in the formation of bone.
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(7) Of note, persistent mucus plugging in general may calcify.
Tonsilloliths act as localised concentration of bacteria, which calcify progressively from a soft gel to hard calculi.
(15) Usually they die and calcify within two years of infection of a human host.
The antler is taken from the bull at a certain stage of growth before it begins to harden or calcify. It's a renewable resource, as bulls produce velvet every year with the growth of a new set of antlers each spring.
Scans showed the bruise had started to calcify and Wilkinson was forced to sit out all three of England's autumn Tests.