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Given our growing social calcification, the need to boost growth and social mobility is great.Supreme Court on Gay Marriage, Voting Rights, and More|Lloyd Green|June 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As for the calcification of the two valves together, we have seen, under the last variety, how little important a character it is.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
Any deviation in calcification (except the cusps of the first permanent molars) must occur after birth.
The illustration (Fig. 50) shows the progress of calcification and development of the temporary set of teeth.
The notochord is persistent and the calcification of the endoskeletal cartilage is only superficial.
Tectospondyli (Squatina, Raia, Trygon), in which there are several concentric rings of calcification.
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Scientific definitions for calcification
- The accumulation of calcium or calcium salts in a body tissue. Calcification normally occurs in the formation of bone, but can be deposited abnormally, as in the lungs.
- A structure that has undergone calcification.
- The replacement of organic material, especially original hard material such as bone, with calcium carbonate during the process of fossilization.
- The accumulation of calcium in certain soils, especially soils of cool temperate regions where leaching takes place very slowly.