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decalcification

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noun de·cal·ci·fi·ca·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌkal-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of decalcification

  1. :  the removal or loss of calcium or calcium compounds (as from bones or soil)

de·cal·ci·fy play \(ˌ)dē-ˈkal-sə-fī\ transitive verb


1859

First Known Use of decalcification

1859


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decalcification

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noun de·cal·ci·fi·ca·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌkal-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of decalcification

  1. :  the removal or loss of calcium or calcium compounds (as from bones or soil)

  2. de·cal·ci·fy \(ˈ)dē-ˈkal-sə-ˌfī\play transitive verb, de·cal·ci·fied de·cal·ci·fy·ing




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