verb (used with or without object), cal·ci·fied, cal·ci·fy·ing.
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At the fifth year the second permanent molars, and at the eighth year the third molars or wisdom teeth, begin to calcify.
The permanent incisors do not calcify until a year after birth.
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
Caseation forms cheesy masses, which may soften into tubercular pus, may calcify, and may become encapsulated by fibroid tissue.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
The permanent molars begin to calcify at the twenty-fifth week of fœtal life.