demineralization

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noun de·min·er·al·i·za·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌmi-nə-rə-lə-ˈzā-shən, di-\

Definition of demineralization

  1. 1 :  loss of bodily minerals (as calcium salts) especially in disease

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

demineralize

play \(ˌ)dē-ˈmi-nə-rə-ˌlīz\ transitive verb

demineralizer

play \-ˌlī-zər\ noun

1903

First Known Use of demineralization

1903


Medical Dictionary

demineralization

noun de·min·er·al·iza·tion
variants: also British

demineralisation

\(ˌ)dē-ˌmin-(ə-)rə-lə-ˈzā-shən\play

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


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