demineralization


de·min·er·al·i·za·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌmi-nə-rə-lə-ˈzā-shən, di-\

Definition of DEMINERALIZATION

1
:  loss of bodily minerals (as calcium salts) especially in disease
2
:  the process of removing mineral matter or salts (as from water)
de·min·er·al·ize \(ˌ)dē-ˈmi-nə-rə-ˌlīz\ transitive verb
de·min·er·al·iz·er \-ˌlī-zər\ noun

First Known Use of DEMINERALIZATION

1903

de·min·er·al·iza·tion

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEMINERALIZATION

1
: loss of minerals (as salts of calcium) from the body especially in disease
2
: the process of removing mineral matter or salts (as from water)
de·min·er·al·ize also British de·min·er·al·ise \(ˌ)dē-ˈmin-(ə-)rə-ˌlīz\ transitive verb, de·min·er·al·ized also British de·min·er·al·ised de·min·er·al·iz·ing also British de·min·er·al·is·ing

Variants of DEMINERALIZATION

de·min·er·al·iza·tion also British de·min·er·al·isa·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌmin-(ə-)rə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

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