• Ossifying Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ossify
- (a.) Changing into bone; becoming bone; as, the ossifying process.
• Ossify Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To become bone; to change from a soft tissue to a hard bony tissue.
- (v. t.) Fig.: To harden; as, to ossify the heart.
- (v. t.) To form into bone; to change from a soft animal substance into bone, as by the deposition of lime salts.