- non·cal·ci·fied, adjective
- un·cal·ci·fied, adjective
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How to use calcify in a sentence
Moreover, as we’ve reported previously, Georgia’s electorate is ideologically calcified by race and geography.
Today, the beliefs and actions of a relatively small group of people may be calcifying this divide.
Tap this image and those below to enlargeParts of bones that have started to calcify shine brightest in the image, Timin says.A glimpse inside a gecko’s hand won the 2022 Nikon Small World photo contest | Erin Garcia de Jesús | October 11, 2022 | Science News
Even if, in real life, she’s a survivor in a tough business, her features haven’t become calcified by cynicism.Why Jennifer Lopez Remains the Patron Saint of Romantic Comedies | Stephanie Zacharek | February 7, 2022 | Time
Work on modern and fossil sponges has shown that these sponges can be preserved in the rock record when their soft tissue is calcified during decay.Animal Evolution: Fossil Discovery Hints First Animals Lived Nearly 900 Million Years Ago | Elizabeth C. Turner | October 31, 2021 | Singularity Hub
At the fifth year the second permanent molars, and at the eighth year the third molars or wisdom teeth, begin to calcify.
The permanent molars begin to calcify at the twenty-fifth week of fœtal life.
My father did not achieve that for himself, as his arteries had started to calcify before he discovered the immortality vitamin.The Book of Gud | Dan Spain
The underlying blood coagulates rapidly, and the periosteum begins to calcify within a few weeks, as shown by the X-ray.Scurvy Past and Present | Alfred Fabian Hess
The permanent incisors do not calcify until a year after birth.
British Dictionary definitions for calcify
to convert or be converted into lime
to harden or become hardened by impregnation with calcium salts
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