demineralization


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demineralization

 [de-min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun]
excessive elimination of mineral or organic salts from the tissues of the body.

de·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(dē-min'ĕr-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn),
A loss or decrease of the mineral constituents of the body or individual tissues, especially of bone.

demineralization

/de·min·er·al·iza·tion/ (de-min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun) excessive elimination of mineral or organic salts from tissues of the body.

demineralization

(dē-mĭn′ər-ə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
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.

demineralization

[dēmin′əral′īzā′shən]
Etymology: L, de + minera, mine
a decrease in the amount of minerals or inorganic salts in tissues, as occurs in certain diseases.

de·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(dē-min'ĕr-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
A loss or decrease of the mineral constituents of the body or individual tissues, especially of bone.

Demineralization

A loss or decrease of minerals in the bones.
Mentioned in: Hyperparathyroidism

demineralization

loss of or decrease in mineral content of bone

de·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(dē-min'ĕr-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
Loss or decrease of mineral constituents of body or individual tissues, especially bone.

demineralization,

n a measurable decrease in the level of inorganic salts or minerals such as bone or enamel. Older term is decalcification.

demineralization

excessive elimination of mineral or organic salts from the tissues of the body.
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developer of an innovative method for removing calcium from aortic valves, today reported completion of the first human case evaluating its new Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair (BHAVR) Demineralization System.
As a result, the growth of non-pathogenic bacteria is encouraged, and the demineralization process is decreased.
Moreover, the removal of superficial enamel performed during specimen preparation may have influenced the demineralization process, owing to the exposure of a more reactive type of enamel.
Along the experiment, artificial saliva group showed slight increase in enamel microhardness after each demineralization process, however, it showed signifi-cantly (p < 0.
It is interesting to note, reviewing published studies, that different species of shrimp among the aforementioned saltwater species (Parapenaeus longirostris, Metapeneaus monoceros, Penaeus vannamei) exhibit different contents of ash (18 to 46%), proteins (25 to 41%) and chitin (25 to 27%), which along with the acidification and protease production ability the bacteria used can lead to different results in terms of demineralization, deproteination and final yield.
Two factors were applied: Factor I used two types of demineralization materials (CH3COOH 1 M and 1 M HCl) and factor II used two curing time process (48 hours and 96 hours).
The processes of remineralization and demineralization have very important roles in our life and environment.
Other case reports have demonstrated similar findings among other adolescents in whom chronic, high soda pop consumption was linked with widespread demineralization of enamel and extensive caries in pits and fissures and in the interproximal areas.
Do you recommend the use of fluoride rinses when the demineralization is seen developing?
The SH was used to estimate demineralization of root dentine because there is a high correlation with mineral loss assessed by transverse microradiography.
Streptococcus mutans biofilm model to evaluate antimicrobial substances and enamel demineralization.