decalcification

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

Definition of decalcification 

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

Other Words from decalcification

decalcify \ (ˌ)dē-​ˈkal-​sə-​fī \ transitive verb

First Known Use of decalcification

1859, in the meaning defined above

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decalcification

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

Medical Definition of decalcification 

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

Other Words from decalcification

decalcify \ (ˈ)dē-​ˈkal-​sə-​ˌfī \ transitive verb -fied; -fying

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