mineralization

noun
min·​er·​al·​iza·​tion
variants: also British mineralisation \ ˌmin(-​ə)-​rəl-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce mineralization (audio) \

Medical Definition of mineralization

1 : the action of mineralizing
2 : the state of being mineralized mineralization of bone

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“Mineralization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mineralization. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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