- hardened like or into bone.
- Slang. drunk.
Origin of ossified
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Examples from the Web for unossified
The vertebral centra are unossified, and the tail is strongly heterocercal.
The symptoms of rachitis become apparent at the pelvis and at the wide open, soft parts of the skull, the unossified fontanelles.Valere Aude
We have found nothing in the specimen that could be referred to the ethmosphenoid; it may have been unossified.A New Order of Fishlike Amphibia From the Pennsylvanian of Kansas
Theodore H. Eaton
Dickerman obtained No. 31540, whose skull was unossified and whose ovary was small, in an oak and palm habitat.Birds from Coahuila, Mexico
Emil K. Urban
The distal portion of the rib of the ninth cervical vertebra is unossified.
- converted into bone
- having become set and inflexible
- Irish slang intoxicated; drunk
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