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mineralization

 [min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun]
the addition of mineral matter to the body.

min·er·al·i·za·tion

(min'ĕr-ăl-i-zā'shŭn),
The introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or the pathologic mineralization of tissues, that is, dystrophic or metastatic calcification.

mineralization

[-īzā′shən]
Etymology: L, minera + Gk, izein, to cause
the addition of any mineral to the body.

min·er·al·i·za·tion

(minĕr-ăl-ī-zāshŭn)
Introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or pathologic mineralization of tissues.

mineralization

the conversion of organic matter to inorganic matter.

Mineralization

The process by which the body uses minerals to build bone structure.
Mentioned in: Rickets

min·er·al·i·za·tion

(minĕr-ăl-ī-zāshŭn)
The introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or the pathologic mineralization of tissues.

mineralization

the addition of mineral matter to the body, especially the skeleton.

cutaneous mineralization
see calcinosis cutis.
dystrophic mineralization
see dystrophic calcification.
ectopic mineralization
the deposition of calcium salts in abnormal locations, e.g. in uremia, hypervitaminosis D.
mineralization front
the interface between the unmineralized osteoid and the mineralized bone. Called also phosphate ridge.
heterotopic mineralization
see ectopic mineralization (above).
metastatic mineralization
calcification of unusual tissues leading to the development of metastatic bone.
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