macroelement


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macroelement

 [mak″ro-el´ĕ-ment]
a chemical element that has a minimal daily requirement greater than 100 mg; calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, sodium, and chloride are macroelements.

macroelement

/mac·ro·el·e·ment/ (-el´ĕ-ment) any of the macronutrients that are chemical elements.

macroelement

a chemical element required in relatively large quantities for the normal physiological processes of the body. Macroelements include carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, potassium, sodium, calcium, chloride, magnesium, phosphorus, and sulfur. See also macronutrient.

macroelement

a chemical element which has a minimal daily requirement greater than 100 mg; calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, sodium and chloride are macroelements.
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