1 a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)
2 tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts
3 an inflexible and unchanging state; "the calcification of negotiations"
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
- Italian: calcificazione
Calcification is the process in which the mineral calcium builds up in soft tissue, causing it to harden. Calcifications may be classified on whether there is mineral balance or not, and the location of the calcification.
calcification in Italian: Calcificazione