demineralization


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de·min·er·al·i·za·tion

 (dē-mĭn′ər-ə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of removing minerals or mineral salts from a liquid, such as water.
2. The loss, deprivation, or removal of minerals or mineral salts from the body, especially through disease, as the loss of calcium from bones or teeth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.demineralization - abnormal loss of mineral salts (especially from bone)
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
osteomalacia - abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D
2.demineralization - the removal of minerals and mineral salts from a liquid (especially from water)
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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de·min·er·al·i·za·tion

n. desmineralización, pérdida de sales minerales del organismo.
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