ossify - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ossify
remember it with "fossil"--bodies become hard fossils(bones)
root word is os means "bone" and in sanskrit it means "asthi".
concentrate on "oss". its similar to "ooze" to freeze .something becomes hard or fixed
sound like Aussie..made of bones
The oosse are harden like bones
oss-stress it!!ox which is hard