decalcification


de·cal·ci·fi·ca·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌkal-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of DECALCIFICATION

:  the removal or loss of calcium or calcium compounds (as from bones or soil)
de·cal·ci·fy \(ˌ)dē-ˈkal-sə-fī\ transitive verb

First Known Use of DECALCIFICATION

1859

de·cal·ci·fi·ca·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌkal-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DECALCIFICATION

: the removal or loss of calcium or calcium compounds (as from bones or soil)
de·cal·ci·fy \(ˈ)dē-ˈkal-sə-ˌfī\ transitive verb, de·cal·ci·fied de·cal·ci·fy·ing

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