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Producing salts of lime, as in the formation of eggshells in birds and reptiles.


(Geological Science) forming or causing to form lime or chalk


(kælˈsɪf ɪk)

of or pertaining to calcification.
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Adj.1.calcific - involving or resulting from calcification
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Lp(a) is made up of apo(a) protein bound to LDL cholesterol resulting in an atherogenic and thrombogenic lipoprotein that has been genetically validated as an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease, heart attack, stroke, calcific aortic valve disease and peripheral arterial disease.
Thanks, in part, to pigs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Arlington Agricultural Research Station, scientists now are catching up on understanding the roots of calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD).
To the Editor: Calcific discitis is a self-limiting cervical disc disease usually seen in children and uncommon in adults.
Acute calcific tendinitis of the longus colli muscle.
Calcification of this artery is often similar to the peripheral arteries of diabetic or dialytic patients (1); however, her lipid profile was normal and no calcific plaques were seen in the aorta and main branches, as described (2).
Evidence for effectiveness of Extracorporal Shock-Wave Therapy (ESWT) to treat calcific and non-calcific rotator cuff tendinosis--A systematic review.
For a year and a half, I was sleeping sitting up because of the pain in my left shoulder, from a condition called calcific tendinitis.
1,2 Successful results were obtained in acute and chronic inflammatory conditions including lateral epicondylitis, planter fasciitis and calcific tendinitis of the shoulder.
Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes (FCPD) is an uncommon form of diabetes secondary to nonalcoholic chronic calcific pancreatitis of uncertain etiology predominantly found in tropical regions of the world, characterized by abdominal pain and pancreatic calcification.
Appropriate conditions can include: | Plantar Fasciitis | Calcific Tendonitis of the Shoulder | Tennis and Golfer's Elbow | Achilles Tendinopathy (Hamstring) | Hamstring origin tendinopathy | Trochanteric pain syndrome (Lateral hip pain) | Patella Tendinopathy (Jumpers Knee) | Medial Tibial Periostitis (Shin Splints) | How does shockwave therapy work?
Many of the intraalveolar fibromyxoid plugs were invested with calcific deposits, some of which exhibited an associated giant cell reaction.