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  • n  a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)
  • n  tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts
  • n  an inflexible and unchanging state
    the calcification of negotiations

  • Within minutes the suspicious calcifications were vacuumed out and snipped off with a rotating blade, ready for analysis.
  • True to his conviction that bigness usually leads to calcification, Townsend stepped out of Avis when it was acquired in 1965 despite his opposition by the giant .
  • Islam's problems, she contends, only began with the calcification of its progressive traditions in the 15th century, when the religion was reduced to a tool to consolidate the .
News & Articles

  • Vitamin K may affect arterial calcification for hypertensives: Multi-ethnic study
    Low vitamin K1 levels may increases in the progression of arterial calcification, or hardening of the arteries, says a new study that may have greater implications for vitamin K2 than K1.
    June 21, 2013 - Nutraingredients.com
  • Possible treatment for one of the main symptoms of premature aging disease
    Working with an animal model, scientists have discovered that a deficit in the production of pyrophosphate provokes excessive vascular calcification, one of the most important symptoms of the premature aging disease Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, also known as progeria. Excess calcium in the arterial wall is also a typical feature of physiological aging in the general population.
    June 18, 2013 - Science Daily
  • CNIC researchers find a possible treatment for one of the main symptoms of premature aging disease
    Working with an animal model, the team of scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares have discovered that a deficit in the production of pyrophosphate provokes excessive vascular calcification, one of the most important symptoms of the premature aging disease Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, also known as progeria. Excess calcium in the arterial wall is also a ...
    June 17, 2013 - EurekAlert!
Quotes

  • Pedro Martinez in ESPN
    The progress has been excellent,said Martinez, who joined Guerrero in the softball game. "The problem has to do with the calcification of the bone that was broken with the tear and that had to be operated on. You have to let it run its...
  • Mike Babcock in USA Today
    He's had some stomach pain,Babcock said. "They found that there was calcification of a buildup in his appendix. That was creating problems for him. They say there should be no issue whatsoever. It just means Meechie gets another...

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