uncalcified

adjective
un·​cal·​ci·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈkal-sə-ˌfīd How to pronounce uncalcified (audio) \

Definition of uncalcified

: not made hard and calcareous : not calcified an area of uncalcified cartilage

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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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1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncalcified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncalcified. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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uncalcified

adjective
un·​cal·​ci·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈkal-sə-ˌfīd How to pronounce uncalcified (audio) \

Medical Definition of uncalcified

: not calcified uncalcified osteoid tissue

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