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encrustation

(ĕn-krŭs-tā′shŭn)
Obstruction of a body part or of a stent placed in the body with granulation tissue or calcified debris. The term is used in particular to refer to blockage of urethral stents.
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Sulfur incrustations also contain scattered crystals of rock-forming minerals (i.e., pyroxenes, plagioclase, and magnetite) and felsic glass.
Duration of stent ranged from 11 to 24 months and in 2 cases significant incrustations were found in all parts of the stent.
Strzalek, "Calcium carbonate incrustation and phosphorus fractions in five charophyte species," Aquatic Botany, vol.
From a similar combination of pragmatism and humanitarianism, he sought to encourage the toleration of non-Catholics (Uniates as well as Protestants) and to introduce the main features of 'Josephinism' avant la lettre by pruning the baroque incrustations of Catholic practice (restricting fast-days, entry into holy orders, abolishing mortmain, etc).
Some form of mechanical agitation, such as surging with a surge block, should be employed while the acid is in the well to help break up incrustations and to improve the overall efficiency of the process.
Every religion is subject to incrustation given enough time, It appears to take the Abrahamic faiths about 500 years to so institutionalize whatever the dominant form of the faith is that people rebel against the incrustations and sterility inherent in over-institutionalization.