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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Lesions that newly calcify may represent treated metastases in the appropriate setting (eg, choriocarcinoma).
Blanchett said: "I'm playing the young Hepburn and I think the Hepburn we know is when her voice begins to calcify.
Ferguson Supreme Court decision, showing that multiple factors: WorldWar I, the Great Migration of African Americans, a shift in immigration from Europe to Africa and the Caribbean, and various internationalisms helped calcify a black-white racial binary during the Progressive Era.
A mandated digital regime will only calcify technology and drive up costs.
Let us hope that a new century brings with it a new outlook on such old-world ideas and like most of Europe brings this practice to a timely end before we all calcify.
High concentrations of dissolved limestone in the regions rivers calcify impurities, causing them to sink and leaving the waters crystalline.
As people age, the ligaments of the spine may thicken and calcify (harden from deposits of calcium salts).