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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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.