Meaning of calcification
Pronunciation: (kal"su-fi-kā'shun), [key]
- a changing into lime.
- the deposition of lime or insoluble salts of calcium and magnesium, as in a tissue.
- a calcified formation.
- a soil process in which the surface soil is supplied with calcium in such a way that the soil colloids are always close to saturation.
- a hardening or solidifying; rigidity: As the conflict developed, there was an increasing calcification of attitudes on both sides.
- calcification (Thesaurus)