How to use Calcification in a sentence
Calcification and calcareous deposits are extremely common in many pathological conditions.
Garlic extract was shown to inhibit the calcification of blood vessels in humans.
The long bones of the limbs consist of an axis of cartilage; the extremities of the cartilages frequently undergo calcification and are thus converted into epiphyses.
Calcium and phosphorus in milk serve to feed nanobacteria, causing calcification and cancer.
A set of dimensions is produced for each detected calcification.Advertisement
She is currently based at Great Ormond Street Hospital where she is doing an MD on vascular calcification in children with end-stage renal disease.
On closer inspection there is some faint irregular calcification in the suprasellar region.
There are multiple areas of dense soft tissue calcification affecting several digits.
This prolonged hypercalcaemia causes dystrophic calcification of the gastrointestinal tissues, the kidneys, lungs, blood vessels, and joints.
Aortic valve calcification occurs in up to 55% of patients, with aortic stenosis being present in 13% .Advertisement
Evidence is showing that potassium is also involved in bone calcification.
This is called ' cartilage calcification ', or ' chondrocalcinosis ' .
The right kidney parenchyma was thinned and irregular and contained low attenuation areas and tiny foci of calcification.
Did anyone tell you about sclerosing peritonitis or calcification?
At the present day both experimental and histological investigations seem to indicate that in the process of calcification there is a combination of the organic substances present in degenerated tissues, or in tissues of low vitality, with the lime salts of the body.Advertisement
Symptoms begin in the first few weeks of life and include an enlarged liver and spleen, adrenal calcification (hardening of adrenal tissue due to deposits of calcium salts), and fatty stools.
Vitamin D deficiency results in a lack of bone mineralization (calcification) in growing children.
Additionally, this feature can make cleaning and maintenance easier, since it helps prevent problems associated with calcification.
Fatty degeneration is common to all dead or decaying tissues in the body, and may be followed by calcification.
The old idea of the circulating blood being supersaturated with lime salts which in some way had first become liberated from atrophying bones, and then deposited, to form calcified areas in different tissues will have to be given up, as there is no evidence that this " metastatic " calcification ever takes place.Advertisement
In other Cheilostomes the amount of calcification may be much less, the supporting skeleton being largely composed of the organic material chitin.
Findings The film shows calcification within the wall of the abdominal aorta.