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- 1. ossification, organic process, biological process
- usage: the developmental process of bone formation
- 2. ossification, calcification
- usage: the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material
- 3. ossification, human process
- usage: the process of becoming rigidly fixed in a conventional pattern of thought or behavior
- 4. ossification, conformity, conventionality, convention, conventionalism
- usage: hardened conventionality
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