calcification

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a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)

tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

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an inflexible and unchanging state

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identify the important sign of pathological pregnancy is increasing placental calcification (PC).
Relations of cigarette smoking and dietary antioxidants with placental calcification.
These include poor weight gain and nutrition, placental abruption, placenta previa, premature placental calcification, and premature delivery
Their use in pregnancy is well studied, and they generally are tolerated, but they may be associated with placental calcifications and low-birth-weight infants.