calcify

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become impregnated with calcium salts

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become inflexible and unchanging

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turn into lime

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convert into lime

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Thus, patients with calcified myocardial infarcts are usually men, the infarct that calcifies usually occurs at a relatively young age (mean, 50), the calcified wall is often aneurysmal, the left ventricular cavity is almost always dilated, the heart weight is increased, and heart failure is the predominant symptom and most common mode of death.
Osteoid trabeculae are formed and, during a subacute phase, the periosteum re-forms around both the old and new bone posteriorly, and it calcifies and appears subperiosteally.
As it grows, the steady accumulation of subsidies and benefits, each defended in perpetuity by a professional interest group, calcifies government.