Definitions for "Petrification"
Keywords:  obduracy, callousness, fig
Fig.: Obduracy; callousness.
A process that replaces living materials (wood or bone) with mineral matter. Organic matter is thus turned to stone.
The process in which an organic tissue turns to stone.
The process of turning organic materials into rock by replacing the organic material with minerals.
Keywords:  see
See Petrifaction.