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Synonyms for ossify

become bony

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make rigid and set into a conventional pattern

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cause to become hard and bony

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Ossification occurring in muscles and soft tissues is referred to as myositis ossificans.
Dejerine and Ceillier were the first to describe periarticular ossification in patients with severe head injury.
Ossification of the supraspinous and interspinous ligaments produces a characteristic single or double radio-dense sign on the AP view of the spine (Fig.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and heterotopic ossification (HO) are known complications following spinal cord injury (SCI).
Key Words: Spinal cord injury, deep vein thrombosis, heterotopic ossification, physiotherapy
Multiple phleboliths usually remain discrete, while ossifications generally tend to coalesce.
Heinz Lippmann disease (subcutaneous ossification of the legs secondary to chronic venous insufficiency)
What I have described as ossifications of political correctness are themselves searches for systems and the application of such a tyranny of systems in a small society is outrageous sometimes.
Postoperative development of heterotopic ossification (HO) can compromise the success of total hip arthroplasties (THAs).
The use of aspirin to prevent heterotopic ossification after total hip arthroplasty.
It appeared to be associated with reactive sclerosis or ossification (Fig.
9) Also, the neoplasm did not demonstrate any ossification on the CT scan.
Three of eleven patients (27%) had radiographic evidence of heterotopic ossification formation.
Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a well recognized complication following total joint replacement surgery, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, thermal or electrical burns, and local high energy trauma.