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Usage examples for ossification

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. Breaking this deathly ossification was just a matter of will. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  8. 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
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