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Noun: calcification  ,kal-su-fu'key-shun
  1. A process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)
  2. Tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts
  3. An inflexible and unchanging state
    "the calcification of negotiations"

Derived forms: calcifications

Type of: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process, hardening, inaction, inactiveness, inactivity

Encyclopedia: Calcification