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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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Worse, poor sitting posture also causes Calcific tendinitis whereas sitting in a wrong position for a long time creates natural pressure on the shoulder tendons cannot afford these tendons and deal with it causing tendonitis intense pain experienced by the patient in the shoulder area.
ABOUT Lp(a) Lp(a) is considered a key driver for cardiovascular disease due to its association with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, atherosclerotic plaque formation and calcific aortic valve stenosis.
At the same time, a growing number of doctors are using translucent models of vasculature with selective coloration of calcific deposits printed in Stereolithography (SLA) to prepare for surgical procedures and implants.
Calcific uremic arteriolopathy is a condition characterized by obstructive vasculopathy, with calcification of small arteries and arterioles resulting in luminal occlusion and subsequent cutaneous necrosis.
Acute calcific longus colli tendonitis (ACLCT) is an inflammatory response of the prevertebral neck musculature due to pathognomonic calcium hydroxapatite deposition in the longus colli tendon at the vertebral body level of C1-C2.
Spotty calcific deposits were noted within the tumor.
Acute calcific tendinitis of the longus colli muscle (CTLC) is a rare and self-limiting inflammatory disorder of the tendon insertions.
Less likely differential considerations include focal septic arthritis, calcific tendinitis with intraosseous penetration, gout, and seronegative spondyloarthropathic enthesopathy.
Among the several treatment methods, (4) the extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a non-invasive treatment which has recently come into use for musculoskeletal disorders such as calcific tendinitis of the shoulder, epicondylitis, plantar fasciitis, and delayed union or non-union of bone fractures.
On imaging, plain films of the abdomen may reveal annular or semicircular calcific plaques, ascites and poorly defined soft-tissue masses.
Multislice CT angiography revealed densely calcific Triple Vessel Coronary Artery Disease including left mainstem disease (calcium score: total 851.
Also included are chapters on molecular mechanisms of calcific valve disease and generic risk factors, ischemic mitral regurgitation, and intraoperative echocardiography.