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calcification

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Process by which organic tissue becomes hardened by the physiologic deposit of calcium salts.

Deposition of calcium in the tissues. It may be the result of a metabolic disorder or long-standing infection, or it may be associated with the presence of cancer.

Synonyms: Bone Mineralization, DEPOSIT(S), CALCIUM, CALCIFICATION PHYSIOL, calcinosis, PHYSIOL CALCIFICATION, Physiologic Calcification, Calcification, Physiologic, Physiological Calcification, Mineralization, Bone, macrocalcification, Calcification, Physiological, CALCIUM DEPOSIT(S)

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MSH definition citation

MSH:D002113, MSH:D002114

SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:6595006

bioportal provenance

Deposition of calcium in the tissues. It may be the result of a metabolic disorder or long-standing infection, or it may be associated with the presence of cancer.[accessedResource: NCIt:C3672][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Physiological Calcification[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Mineralization, Bone[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011], DEPOSIT(S), CALCIUM[accessedResource: NCIt:C3672][accessDate: 05-04-2011], macrocalcification[accessedResource: NCIt:C3672][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Calcification, Physiological[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Calcification, Physiologic[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011], PHYSIOL CALCIFICATION[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011], CALCIUM DEPOSIT(S)[accessedResource: NCIt:C3672][accessDate: 05-04-2011], calcinosis[accessedResource: NCIt:C3672][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Bone Mineralization[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011], CALCIFICATION PHYSIOL[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Process by which organic tissue becomes hardened by the physiologic deposit of calcium salts.[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Physiologic Calcification[accessedResource: MSH:D002113][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

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Tomasz Adamusiak

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