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Calcification

Calcification is the process in which organic tissue becomes hardened by the deposition of calcium salts in the tissues.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Calcification
- The process of change into a stony or calcareous substance by the deposition of lime salt; -- normally, as in the formation of bone and of teeth; abnormally, as in calcareous degeneration of tissue.
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