Definition of Calcifies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of calcify) ¹



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Definition of Calcifies

1. calcify [v] - See also: calcify

Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcifies

calciferol
calciferols
calciferous
calcific
calcific bursitis
calcific pancreatitis
calcification
calcification lines of Retzius
calcifications
calcified
calcified cartilage
calcified liver metastases
calcifier
calcifiers
calcifies (current term)
calciform
calcifugal
calcifuge
calcifuges
calcifugous
calcify
calcifying
calcifying and keratinizing odontogenic cyst
calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour
calcifying odontogenic cyst
calcigenous
calcigerous
calcimedins
calcimine

Literary usage of Calcifies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"This droplet then becomes fibrous and calcifies and forms the first layer of ... now appears and calcifies, and so on; successive droplets of keratin-like ..."

2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"A papilla of the dermis makes its appearance, the outer layer of which gradually calcifies to form the dentine and osseous tissue. ..."

3. A Manual of Histology by Salomon Stricker (1872)
"... mouth. most beautiful manner, in preparations which have been teased out, how the »hole déduit calcifies and acquires the character of osseous tissue. ..."

4. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1875)
"If he asserts that enamel calcifies toward the interior, he is at fault; for it calcifies at the periphery. The report said the enamel was H dermal ..."

5. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray, Warren Harmon Lewis (1918)
"This droplet then becomes fibrous and calcifies and forms the first layer of the enamel; a second droplet now appears and calcifies ..."

6. The Dental Student's Note Book by Oakley Coles (1880)
"CEMENT calcifies from within outwards. Direction of Calcification in the Tissues. ENAMEL calcifies from within outwards. Columnar cells from without inwards ..."

7. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Bureau of Fisheries, United States (1916)
"According to him, the mode of growth is that the inferior lamina is fastened by a conjunctive substance which eventually calcifies, after which ..."

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