verb (used with object), os·si·fied, os·si·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), os·si·fied, os·si·fy·ing.
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Origin of ossify
OTHER WORDS FROM ossifyos·si·fi·er, nounun·os·si·fy·ing, adjective
Words nearby ossify
Example sentences from the Web for ossify
Valves of the Aorta of a cartilaginous texture, as if beginning to ossify.An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses|William Withering
The other element, the cartilaginous brain-box, does not ossify, and tends to become absorbed (p. 124).Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
There is a general growth to be observed, and the bones are beginning to ossify.Embryology|Gerald R. Leighton
Maimuni, through his religious Code, gave rabbinical Judaism a strong hold, and on the other hand he helped to ossify it.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
In the young animal the ends of both radius and ulna are seen to ossify from centres different from those forming the shafts.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds