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Usage examples for ossification

  1. This produces more or less irritation to the lateral cartilages, which may result in their complete ossification – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  2. For it protects against the ossification of resources, keeps them in flux and brings to pass their exchange. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  3. What the reason may be we do not pretend to say, but it is a well- known fact that in many instances the cartilage, with the foot bearing weight, is so rigid as to at once convey the impression that ossification has commenced or is even far advanced. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  4. The ossification of each fragment appears to have been complete. – Two New Pelycosaurs from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma by Richard C. Fox
  5. The older the patient, and the further ossification has progressed, the more does the crepitus resemble that of fracture. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  6. Although diagnosis in cases such as these is easy, it becomes a very different matter when we are called upon to give an opinion in cases where ossification of the cartilage is only just commencing. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  7. The cartilaginous ends of the bones grow rapidly, but ossification does not keep pace with it. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  8. It also lodges in the various soft tissues of the body, and ossification of the valves of the heart and walls of the arteries sometimes happens. – Arizona Sketches by Joseph A. Munk
  9. Members of this subfamily differ from those of the subfamily Diplocercinae in having several paired and unpaired elements in the sphenethmoid region of the endocranium, instead of only one larger ossification – A New Genus of Pennsylvania Fish (Crossoperygii, Coelacanthiformes) from Kansas by Joan Echols
  10. Breaking this deathly ossification was just a matter of will. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  11. Upon the zone of ossification must act the pituitary, and indirectly the thyroid, the interstitial cells, the thymus and the adrenals. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  12. He, remaining of the ancient world, yet found himself rejuvenated, mentally refreshed, week by week, preserved from that condition of obstinate ossification into which he would otherwise have fallen, by this brilliant and unusual companionship. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. The cause of ossification is partly mental, partly physical, and in connection with them both are hereditary influences and conditions that have to be taken into consideration. – The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit by Ralph Waldo Trine
  14. The old Strefford had certainly been a larger person, and she wondered if material prosperity were always a beginning of ossification – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  15. But before this was done, having as a medical man a knowledge of anatomy, he ascertained by counting the homologous bones that they must have formed parts of no less than seventeen skeletons of both sexes, and all ages; some so young that the ossification of some of the bones was incomplete. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  16. The examinations make for a deplorable ossification of the curriculum; but they also set a certain low standard, and drive a certain type of boy and master to work, and, though the type of work is not very exalted, it is better than nothing at all. – The School and the World by Victor Gollancz and David Somervell
  17. The ossification or hardening of the bones of the legs continues all through childhood and is often interfered with by improper feeding during the first two years of life. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  18. R. Seeberg speaks of the " ossification of Lutheran theology" caused by the Formula of Concord, and Tschackert charges it with transforming the Gospel into a " doctrine." – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  19. This is the first appearance of true horn, and its commencement is almost coincident with the first stages of ossification of the os pedis. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks

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