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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.