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calcification

[‚kal·sə·fə′kā·shən]
(geochemistry)
Any process of soil formation in which the soil colloids are saturated to a high degree with exchangeable calcium, thus rendering them relatively immobile and nearly neutral in reaction.
(physiology)
The deposit of calcareous matter within the tissues of the body.
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Also 60 year-olds were approximately twice as likely to develop CAC as 50 year-olds (120 percent higher) as were smokers than non-smokers (90percent higher) and people with diabetes when compared with those without diabetes (100percent higher).
We also would hope that metformin would prevent development of CAC in these subjects," Ms.
The new CAC contains advanced technology that will enhance the security of federally controlled facilities and computer systems and ensure a safer work environment for all federal employees and contractors.
The organization has received support from biotech companies such as Monsanto, and the organization's former spokesperson on biotech issues, Lee Ann Murphy, left the CAC to work for the company.
The CAC and the authority signed an agreement April 8, 1971, which requires that the CHA "recognize" and "meet with" the councils and provide them office space and access to reports and documents.
Right now CAC is just an identification card for the workforce, but eventually that will change.
When asked about the recent addition of the CAC 40 index to the list of tradable products, a senior marketing executive was quoted saying, "We are pleased to offer the CAC 40 index to all of our clients at iFOREX.
The phosphorus-related increase in CAC was comparable to that seen with traditional heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Budoff was coauthor of a 2007 ACC/American Heart Association Clinical Expert Consensus Statement that endorsed CAC measurement as a means of identifing a higher-risk subgroup in whom aggressive primary preventive measures are warranted (J.
The next-generation CAC maintains all the capabilities and functionality of the current card: data stored on an integrated circuit chip (ICC) enables rapid electronic authentication and enhanced security.
There is something quite subversive in Raila's urge to expand museum structures and introduce previously unframed interest groups into an institution like the CAC Vilnius, but this time, with "Roll Over Museum/Live," he chose a seemingly less disturbing group, the community of racing-car enthusiasts.
Jon Orr and Frederick Brown Launch CAC Recovery LLC to Help Companies Recover Antitrust Class Action Damages