uncalcified

adjective

un·​cal·​ci·​fied ˌən-ˈkal-sə-ˌfīd How to pronounce uncalcified (audio)
: not made hard and calcareous : not calcified
an area of uncalcified cartilage

Examples of uncalcified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Because of his cancer, Steve has the uncalcified pineal gland of a teenager rather than an adult. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 22 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncalcified was in 1854

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“Uncalcified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncalcified. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

uncalcified

adjective
un·​cal·​ci·​fied ˌən-ˈkal-sə-ˌfīd How to pronounce uncalcified (audio)
: not calcified
uncalcified osteoid tissue
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