Definition of “ossify” - English Dictionary

“ossify” in British English

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ossifyverb

uk /ˈɒs.ɪ.faɪ/ us /ˈɑː.sə.faɪ/

ossify verb (BODY)

[ I ] specialized medical If body tissue ossifies, it becomes hard and changes into bone.

ossified
adjective uk /ˈɒs.ɪ.faɪd/ us /ˈɑː.sə.faɪd/

(Definition of “ossify” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)