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demineralization

noun de·min·er·al·iza·tion

Medical Definition of demineralization

  1. 1:  loss of minerals (as salts of calcium) from the body especially in disease

  2. 2:  the process of removing mineral matter or salts (as from water)

demineralize also British demineralise \(ˌ)dē-ˈmin-(ə-)rə-ˌlīz\play transitive verb demineralized also British demineralised; demineralizing also British demineralising


Variants of demineralization

also British demineralisation \(ˌ)dē-ˌmin-(ə-)rə-lə-ˈzā-shən\play

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