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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Ossifying(0.01534 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Ossifying.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: become bony; “The tissue ossified”
2: make rigid and set into a conventional pattern; “rigidify
the training schedule”; “ossified teaching methods”;
“slogans petrify our thinking” [syn: rigidify, petrify]
3: cause to become hard and bony; “The disease ossified the
English → English (gcide)
Ossifying \Os"si*fy`ing\, a. (Physiol.)
Changing into bone; becoming bone; as, the ossifying process.
Ossify \Os"si*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ossified; p. pr. & vb.
n. Ossifying.] [L. os, ossis, bone + -fy: cf. F. ossifier.
1. (Physiol.) To form into bone; to change from a soft animal
substance into bone, as by the deposition of lime salts.
2. (Fig.): To harden; as, to ossify the heart. --Ruskin.