calci-


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calci-

or calc-
pref.
Calcium; calcium salt; lime: calciferous.

[From Latin calx, calc-, lime; see calx.]
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calci-

or before a vowel

calc-

combining form
indicating lime or calcium: calcify.
[from Latin calx, calc- limestone]
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calci-

a combining form meaning “calcium,” “calcium salt,” “calcite”: calciferous.
Also, esp. before a vowel,calc-.
[< Latin calc-, s. of calx lime]
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conditions soil group (1) texture (2) on forest on arable soils soils 1 Dry, Gravelly Dry calci- Skeleti- fresh loam on mull, fresh calcaric pebble, calci-mull mild loam on limestone 2 Fresh Loam on Fresh mull, Neutral gravelly fresh mild, loam moder-mull eluvic moder 3 Fresh, Loamy sand Fresh moder, Acid low moist on loam, moist moder humuous, loam eluvic moder 4 Wet, Sand Wet mor, Oligotrophic peaty peaty mor raw humuous (1) Adequate estimations for soil cover: dry--drought-prone; fresh--normally moist; moist--gleyed, endogleyic, temporally over-moist; wet--gley-, epigleyic, permanently over-moist; peaty--peaty-gley-, epigleyic, permanently strongly over-moist.
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between dental age based on the calci- fication stages of the mandibular canine and skeletal maturity stages using cervical vertebral matu- ration among Peshawar population and to determine the clinical value of the mandibular canine as a growth evaluation index.