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{n: bone, osseous tissue} the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

{n: cartilaginous fish, chondrichthian} fishes in which the skeleton may be calcified but not ossified

{n: dentine, dentin} bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth

{n: lamella} a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones

{v: calcify} become impregnated with calcium salts
<-> decalcify

{v: calcify} become inflexible and unchanging
"Old folks can calcify"

{v: calcify} convert into lime
"the salts calcified the rock"

{v: calcify} turn into lime ; become calcified
"The rock calcified over the centuries"

{v: decalcify} remove calcium or lime from
"decalcify the rock"
<-> calcify


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