Meaning of OSSIFICATION in English

noun Date: 1697 1. the natural process of bone formation, the hardening (as of muscular tissue) into a bony substance, a mass or particle of ossified tissue, a tendency toward or state of being molded into a rigid, conventional, sterile, or unimaginative condition

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