Points of calcification occur in the cartilages and tendons in very chronic cases.
calcification of the teeth begins at the seventeenth week of fœtal life.
The hyaline cartilage of the vertebral region forms a vertebral body in which calcification may to some extent take place.
calcification of the media is found and is said to be preceded by hypertrophy of the middle coat.
A distinction is drawn between an ossification and a calcification of the blood-vessels.
Occasionally hyaline degeneration or calcification of the new-formed tissue is seen.
Cases have been reported of calcification of the arteries in infants and children.
Here the inflammatory process extends to the lateral cartilages, with a strong tendency to calcification.
When the calcification occurs in plates through the media, the well known pipe stem vessel is produced.
Any deviation in calcification (except the cusps of the first permanent molars) must occur after birth.
calcification cal·ci·fi·ca·tion (kāl'sə-fĭ-kā'shən)
Impregnation with calcium or calcium salts. Also called calcareous infiltration.
Hardening, as of tissue, by such impregnation.
A calcified substance or part.