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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.
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|Noun||1.||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)|
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n. desmineralización, pérdida de sales minerales del organismo.
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