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min·er·al·ize

 (mĭn′ər-ə-līz′)
v. min·er·al·ized, min·er·al·iz·ing, min·er·al·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To convert to a mineral substance; petrify.
2. To transform a metal into a mineral by oxidation.
3. To impregnate with minerals.
v.intr.
1. To develop or hasten mineral formation.
2. To collect or study minerals.

min′er·al·iz′a·ble adj.
min′er·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
min′er·al·iz′er n.
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When they added positively charged calcium ions to the cells, the calcium stuck and the scaffold mineralized into bonelike material.